The Age of Infrastructure

Alex Marshall argues that the previous decade saw a dawning awareness of infrastructure and the importance of investing in it, in the United States and around the world.
April 11, 2010, 1pm PDT | Tim Halbur
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Marshall writes, "Looking abroad, China, India, Korea, Spain and other countries began during the decade to build highways, airports, entire new subway systems, and high-speed rail lines at furious rates. It was the decade that breathtakingly beautiful bridges opened in Europe, like the Millau Viaduct in France and the Oresund Bridge between Sweden and Denmark. This rising tide of mega-projects would help pressure the United States to at least contemplate spending and investing more on similar projects."

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Published on Friday, April 9, 2010 in Citiwire.net
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