Commission: Roads, bridges in disrepair

02.01.2008
Marketplace Radio
The Marketplace story "Commission: Roads, bridges in disrepair" reports that a Congressional commission has released a report citing major problems in America's roads.  The story quotes Mr. Yarema as saying, "First of all, our system is no longer modern. It is antiquated. So we need much more money than we've had. Secondly, the gas tax has not been indexed to inflation, so in fact it's going down about 3 to 5 percent every year.  Whether we've just woken up to it or known about it for a while, we've let it ride. And we've let it ride to the point we're about to fall off a cliff."  Click on the following link to learn more about Nossaman's Infrastructure practice.  The full text and audio of the story are available here.

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