With some of his first words as president-elect, President Donald Trump made clear that repairing and modernizing our roads, bridges, airports and water systems will be a priority early in his presidency. “We’re going to rebuild our infrastructure, which will become … second to none,” he said in November. This is welcome news for American workers and communities concerned about our health and safety; the cost of goods and services; long-term economic growth and productivity; and our competitiveness internationally. The need for significant additional investment has been widely reported, with various estimates reaching such astonishing levels as $1.4 trillion by 2025.
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