CHICAGO — Missouri transportation officials are seeking legislative authority to turn Interstate 70 into a toll road to fund a $2 billion to $4 billion rebuilding and expansion of the aging highway, possibly through a pubic-private partnership.

Sen. Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City, filed legislation on behalf of the Missouri Department of Transportation, but the department has yet to find a sponsor in the House.

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