By John Barrasso
U.S. Senator 

Infrastructure work should be a priority for Congress, U.S.


September 20, 2017

Across America, we have aging roads, bridges, dams and water systems. Our crumbling infrastructure is threatening public safety, slowing economic development and costing us all.

A recent study by the American Society of Civil Engineers found that American families are losing $3,400 per year in disposable income because of crumbling infrastructure. This comes in the form of wasted time in traffic, higher grocery bills or unreliable water and electricity services.

It is time we address our long-neglected public works.

As chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, I am c...

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