Archive for July 6, 2017
During the “New Deal” of the Franklin Delano Roosevelt administration in the Untied States, many infrastructure projects were put into place and the nation stored up its highways, byways, and bridges. Since those mid-century days, there have not been many major renovations or repairs to many of these projects and the effects of this neglect are being felt in many different places around the country.
Since the days of Roosevelt and the “New Deal,” there have been expansions to our infrastructure, but not many significant efforts to shore up the projects that were built almost 100 years ago. In the nation’s 102 largest metropolitan regions, more people take trips across bridges that are deficient in cars, trucks, motorcycles, and vans that would not have even been thought of in the days the bridges