Wednesday, January 16, 2013

U.S. infrastructure deferred costs have reached the limits of growth

3.5 Million Jobs at Stake if Infrastructure Continues to Crumble: "What would it cost if the nation’s crumbling infrastructure of bridges, roads, rails, sewer systems, power grids, airports and more is allowed to deteriorate at its current pace? Some 3.5 million jobs and $3.1 trillion in lost economic output by 2020. What would it cost to avoid that? About $1.1 trillion in additional investment."