GOP refused to fund reconstruction of the East-West corridor in 2017.
Construction to begin in 2022 on County Highway F near Blanchardville.
$75 million added, but $1.4 billion in repairs needed
But the $75 million is far from what's needed for potholes, bridges and more
Money will pay for 152 projects in nearly every county across the state
Public meeting shows frustration at years of budget cuts
Officials in 37 cities and counties say spending dollars for roadways hasn’t kept pace with needed repairs under the Republican-led legislature.