The time to rebuild America’s infrastructure is now. We can’t afford anything less if we want a safe, vibrant economy.
Decades of budget cuts have devastated our infrastructure, and engineers give our roads a “D” rating. Every day, Americans make 188 million trips over 56,007 bridges that are structurally deficient. Our roads are crumbling, contributing to traffic delays that cost us over $160 billion a year and cause more than 35,000 traffic fatalities. Cities across the country — like Flint, Michigan — have unsafe drinking water, and 240,000 water main breaks a year waste over 2 trillion gallons of water