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Biggest Infrastructure News of the Decade - Part Two

The Infrastructurist finishes its list of the top infrastructure stories from the past decade.

Dubai and Hurricane Katrina are included in this second installment of the top infrastructure stories of the past decade.

"Can a city that barely existed half a century ago build some of the world's most incredible infrastructure and then nearly go bankrupt, all in a single decade? Dubai proved it: The answer is a resounding "yes." From the marvel of the world's tallest building to the architectural achievement of the Burj Al Arab to the dazzling metro, Dubai threw billions of dollars - and thousands of hours of near-slave labor - into creating a modern oasis of infrastructure. And then watched as the financial crisis sent its tourism and shipping revenues, and property values, spiraling downward."

Full Story: The Top 10 Infrastructure Stories of the Decade (Part 2)

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