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America's Transportation Infrastructure Act: Bipartisan, historic and substantial (OPINION)

America's Transportation Infrastructure Act: Bipartisan, historic and substantial (OPINION)

THE WASHINGTON TIMES
By Sen. John Barrasso M.D. and Sen. Tom Carper
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

No matter where you live in America, people agree that our roads and bridges are long overdue for an upgrade.

Our country’s infrastructure needs are significant. Nearly 200,000 miles of major highways are in need of repairs, repaving or rebuilds. More than 47,000 bridges are in poor condition. Whether you live in a blue state or a red state, most Americans would agree that addressing these needs should be one of our nation’s top priorities.

It’s time for Congress to pass significant, bipartisan surface transportation infrastructure legislation. As chairman and ranking member of the Senate committee that’s responsible for our roads and bridges, we are committed to getting it done... FULL ARTICLE

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