Several countries are spending billions of dollars to build massive structures. So, what are the world’s most expensive megaprojects?
Disney Shanghai is annoying people with long lines, and the park isn’t even open yet
“Disney will open the $5.4 billion Shanghai Disneyland in the first half of next year, if all goes according to plan.”
Saudi Arabia’s new desert megacity
“With a flourish of his hand, the uniformed security guard waves us down the private road that leads to the newest city in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”
What Is The Most Expensive Object Ever Built?
“Humans have built some incredibly expensive things throughout history. From lavish skyscrapers to giant, energy producing dams, to technological marvels like the space shuttle.”
Original Intent: Purpose of the Interstate System : 1954-1956
“In a July 1954 speech to the Governors’ Conference (forerunner of the National Governors Association), President Dwight D. Eisenhower asked for help in devising a Grand Plan for upgrading the Nation’s highways – Federal, State, and local.”
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