DALLAS — A bill that would authorize $9 billion of highway construction in North Texas through public-private partnerships is expected to get Gov. Rick Perry’s signature by the June 19 deadline.

“There was a lot of communication with the governor all the way through the process and it would be a shock if he didn’t sign it,” said Vic Suhm, executive director of the Tarrant Regional Transportation Coalition in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

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