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America's Aging Infrastructure

Posted 9/30/2013

Infrastructure plays a vital role in our nation's economy. Citizens need good roads to get to work. Businesses need dependable highways, railways, waterways and airports to transport their goods to markets they serve. Businesses and consumers alike rely on infrastructure for power, water and other essential services.

But infrastructure is largely neglected by our elected leaders and needs billions of dollars of investment in the next seven years, according to a recent analysis by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

To get a better understanding of the state of America's infrastructure, OUTLOOK recently spoke to Andy Herrmann, 2012 president of ASCE, which produces the thorough analysis of the nation's infrastructure every four years. Herrmann has spent 40 years with Hardesty & Hanover, LLP, an infrastructure engineering consulting firm in New York City. Read more.

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