Are Prefabricated Overpasses the Answer?

Writer Sarah Lacey, stuck in hours of traffic in Bangalore, decides that prefabricated highway overpasses are the solution to the world's overcrowded, traffic-choked cities.
November 20, 2009, 5am PST | Tim Halbur
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Lacey thinks that the unprecedented expansion of Indian and Chinese cities requires out-of-the-box thinking, like Elon Musk's proposals to build electric, supersonic planes and pre-fabricated freeway overpasses.

Lacey: "I have to admit, at the time, I was more excited about the planes. But his freeway idea may be a better business. It would dramatically affect the lives of billions (literally) and create at least millions of revenues in the developing world where quick, cheap options are needed and there is hot-and-heavy government money to pay for it."

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Published on Thursday, November 19, 2009 in The Washington Post
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