The expansion of Route 29 between Taylorville and Springfield has finally been completed. One local lawmaker, Rodney Davis was a part of an accident in 1992 that took the life of Melody Traughber. Davis said during a ribbon cutting ceremony for the highway, how Traughber’s death sparked the movement to expand the highway.
Davis thanked the many people involved in the Project 29 group that has pushed for the expansion of the highway over the years.
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