A coalition of Utah County legislators, mayors, and commissioners is urging Utah state lawmakers to approve issuing bonds to start work on $5 billion of improvements to Interstate 15.

Sen. John Valentine, R-Orem, said the section of the project needed most urgently runs from Spanish Fork to American Fork and is expected to cost $1.8 billion. The Utah County portion of the freeway has been identified as the worst choke point for traffic.

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