CHICAGO — Nearly six months after the collapse of a downtown Minneapolis bridge, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty yesterday unveiled a $1 billion biennial capital bonding plan that includes a record $225 million for bridge construction.

The bill totals $1.09 billion and relies mostly on general obligation borrowing, although a small piece would be funded with cash and GO-backed bonds that would be repaid with transportation-related taxes and fees that flow into the state’s trunk highway fund.

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