Extreme cold is hard on the country’s infrastructure

Ben Bradford Feb 1, 2019
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A man takes a picture along the lakefront as temperatures hovered around -20 degrees on January 30, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson/Getty Images

Extreme cold is hard on the country’s infrastructure

Ben Bradford Feb 1, 2019
A man takes a picture along the lakefront as temperatures hovered around -20 degrees on January 30, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson/Getty Images
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The extreme cold that gripped a large part of the country this week is beginning to let up, but not without leaving some damage in its wake. The unusually frigid temperatures cut power to thousands, forced auto plants to close and caused airlines to delay flights.

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