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Justin Benjamin, a crew leader with the public works department in Winooski, Vermont, tamps asphalt into a pothole on East Spring Street.
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How do we make roads and bridges more resilient?

Sep 30, 2022
As climate change causes more destruction, the upfront costs of upgrading infrastructure may pay off in the long run.
Major bridges in Florida were destroyed by Hurricane Ian, including the Sanibel Causeway, above. The damage cut off thousands of residents from the mainland.
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California voters to have their say on gas tax hike

Oct 29, 2018
Gas taxes pay for fewer road repairs thanks to inflation and better fuel efficiency.
A sign promotes street repairs being funded by California's year-old gas tax.
Jed Kim/ Marketplace

California voters to have their say on gas tax hike

Oct 29, 2018
Gas taxes pay for fewer road repairs thanks to inflation and better fuel efficiency.
A sign promotes street repairs being funded by California's year-old gas tax.
Jed Kim/ Marketplace