WASHINGTON — The Senate voted 74 to 22 on Wednesday to approve a two-year, $109 billion highway reauthorization bill that would increase the limit for bank-qualified bonds to $30 million from $10 million.

The bill also would prohibit private-activity bonds from being used for certain toll roads already financed under public-private partnership contracts. But a continuing impasse in the House means lawmakers still have a long road to navigate before producing the first long-term surface transportation legislation since the last one expired on Sept. 30, 2009.

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