CHICAGO — Missouri lawmakers have shelved legislation that would have permitted the implementation of tolls on Interstate 70 to fund a $2 billion to $4 billion rebuilding and expansion of the aging highway through a public-private partnership.

Though the head of the Senate Transportation Committee said no vote is expected before the Legislature adjourns later this month, the full Senate did pass a resolution last week to form a special legislative panel to explore state transportation infrastructure needs and financing ideas.

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