WASHINGTON - Congress may be hard pressed to reauthorize the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: a Legacy for Users before it expires on Sept. 30, 2009, congressional aides told transportation lobbyists yesterday.

"Meeting the deadline will be very difficult," Jim Tymon, minority staff director of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee's panel on highways and transit, said at the Federal Issues Program held here by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association.

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