Bill Shuster

Tunnel Vision Is A Good One

Tunnel Vision Is A Good One

As far as big ideas go, U.S. Rep. John Larson's plan to move I-84 and I-91 under Hartford is big indeed. In terms of impact on the state, it would rank with luring Amazon to the Land of Steady Habits.

Mr. Larson's plan comes with an equally big price tag (rough estimate of $10 billion). But even considering the cost, it's a banner idea that would go a long way toward solving many of Greater Hartford's endemic problems and would open Hartford to a world of possibilities.

Mr. Larson, D-1st District, is convinced that his tunnel vision is no pipe dream. And he may be right, if the plan has the support of key members of Congress. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., chair of the House...

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