Once the world leader in infrastructure, the United States has fallen far behind in 16th place. So just how bad are America’s roads?
State to inspect aging bridges after overpass concrete falls on car
“Maryland’s top transportation official on Thursday ordered immediate inspections of 27 aging, state-owned bridges after a chunk of concrete fell on a Prince George’s County woman’s car from the bottom of the Interstate 495 overpass in Morningside.”
Human Cost Rises as Old Bridges, Dams and Roads Go Unrepaired
“A routine trip to run errands almost cost Katherine Dean her life.”
Why We Still Can’t Afford to Fix America’s Broken Infrastructure
“The United States has an infrastructure problem. Globally, the U.S. ranks 19th – behind Spain, Portugal and Oman – in the quality of its infrastructure, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report.”
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