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Philadelphia highway collapse will cost time and money

Jun 13, 2023
The race is now on to reconstruct the section of I-95 and minimize economic disruptions.
Firefighters work at a collapsed portion of Interstate 95, caused by a large vehicle fire, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on June 11, 2023.
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Is your bridge bad enough to get infrastructure money?

Apr 9, 2021
President Biden's plan calls for fixing 20,000 miles of roads and 10,000 bridges. But which are most in need?
One bridge in the worst shape? The Brent Spence Bridge, which spans the Ohio River and was declared functionally obsolete in the 1990s.
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Next on Democrats' agenda, a "holistic" infrastructure bill

Mar 15, 2021
Green energy, internet connectivity and new school buildings are likely to be on the agenda for the White House and Democrats.
Climate change and green solutions, like wind and solar power, will be a likely focus of the Biden administration's infrastructure plan. Above, a worker installs solar panels.
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Trump infrastructure plan is private money and tax credits

Nov 11, 2016
The plan would produce a lot of new toll roads and bridges.
The interchange at U.S. Route 95 and Rainbow Boulevard known as the Rainbow Curve is seen in an aerial view in Las Vegas, Nevada. 
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Local Money: The high costs of a crumbling bridge

Jan 1, 2016
Why Washington state and Oregon paid a steep price to fix a bridge that remains in serious disrepair.

Bridge seen as key to mountain lion survival near L.A.

Jan 1, 2016
About a dozen mountain lions live on the city’s outskirts.