President Biden announced the largest investment in dilapidated bridges in the country since the Eisenhower administration.
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Biden announced the largest investment in dilapidated bridges in the nation since Eisenhower, “The Bipartisan Infrastructure Act includes the largest investment in bridges since the creation of the Interstate Highway System.” pic.twitter.com/CsUGMxUbv9
– Sarah Rhys-Jones (@PoliticusSarah) January 14, 2022
President Biden said:
the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Includes the largest investment in bridges since Create a highway highway system. Bridges connect us To make America work. All over the country now There are 45,000 bridges, 45,000 of the poor condition. We see pictures of each other them behind me in all fifty states.
I had the chance to see some myself. in New Hampshire This is the bridge where if Not promoted, weight School restrictions could mean Buses and fire trucks For travel 10 extra Miles of the road to reach On the other side of the river Dealing with going to school or Put out the fire. In NJ, I just visited The busiest railway bridge in Western Hemisphere. Because it’s not long enough For ship traffic, it needs to Swing to let the sandals via. Sometimes when you close it, the file The bars must be manually hammered back to its place, trade slows and increases costs.
Over the decades, the country’s infrastructure has collapsed. The deterioration in the state of infrastructure coincides with the shift from a production economy to a service-based consumer economy.
The pandemic has taken away a lot from it, but it also provides an opportunity for the country to address many long-term issues such as infrastructure that has been neglected for generations.
The president does more than address the problems of the present. The president also lays the foundation for the future success of the United States.
If America wants to make things again, it needs high-quality infrastructure. President Biden is taking historic steps to build a brighter American future.
Mr. Easley is Managing Editor. He is also a White House Press Correspondent and Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason holds a BA in Political Science. His graduating work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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