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New at Reason.org: Our Crumbling Roads

Chris Mitchell
February 5, 2006, 1:22pm

"Just to bring our roads up to passable levels, we need to spend $94 billion per year. Our bridges need another $9.4 billion per year. That investment is larger than the total manufacturing output of every state in the U.S. except California. And we're not even counting what it would take to add enough capacity to eliminate congestion and bottlenecks." – Reason's Samuel Staley examines how states can team with private companies to improve existing roads and build mega transportation projects that most governments cannot afford on their own. Full Column Here

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