Failing infrastructure needs more funds

Mar 20, 2013 | 02:14 PM | Samuel Frizell

Tags  American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE, infrastructure, public funding, Thomas Danjczek, Ken Simonson, SMA, Samuel Frizell

NEW YORK — Poor domestic infrastructure investment and a general need for repairs have earned the United States’ public transportation infrastructure a D-plus grade from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) as steel industry leaders make insistent calls for a bigger investment in the nation’s infrastructure.

"Postponing action until more deterioration has occurred is not an acceptable approach," Steel Manufacturers Association president Thomas A. Danjczek told AMM. "U.S. policymakers need to take meaningful action to improve our economic well-being by rebuilding our decaying infrastructure and to ensure the recovery of U.S. manufacturing."....

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