Why Is America’s Infrastructure Collapsing?

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Once the world leader in infrastructure, the United States has fallen far behind in 16th place. So just how bad are America’s roads?

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State to inspect aging bridges after overpass concrete falls on car
http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/bs-md-bridge-inspections-20150212-story.html
“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
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/06/us/politics/human-cost-rises-as-old-bridges-dams-and-roads-go-unrepaired.html?_r=0
“A routine trip to run errands almost cost Katherine Dean her life.”

Why We Still Can’t Afford to Fix America’s Broken Infrastructure
http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/why-we-still-cant-afford-to-fix-americas-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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