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The Rough Road Ahead: What is the Cost?

Posted by Content Coordinator on Friday, July 29th, 2011

The American Society of Civil Engineers has released an accompanying infographic to their recently released report.

“The nation’s deteriorating surface transportation infrastructure will cost the American economy more than 870,000 jobs, and suppress the growth of the country’s Gross Domestic Product by $3.1 trillion by 2020.

The report showed that in 2010, deficiencies in America’s roads, bridges, and transit systems cost American households and businesses more than $129 billion, including approximately $97 billion in vehicle operating costs, $32 billion in delays in travel time, $1.2 billion in safety costs, and $590 million in environmental costs.” – ASCE.org

What is the Cost? - The American Society of Civil Engineers

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