The United States has a huge infrastructure for transportation, energy and water. It is expensive to keep it in good shape to, not to mention upgrading it to meet new demands. Below is a list of links to recent posts and articles on the subject of our degrading infrastructure and what it will cost to fix it.
Burden for rebuilding infrastructure may fall to states (Halsey, A., Washington Post, Oct. 27, 2012)
Regional planning agency: Infrastructure needs more funding (Nussbaum, P., Philadelphia Enquirer, Oct. 27, 2012)
Utah's thirst for water comes with $13.7 billion price tag (O’Donoghue, A. J., Deseret News, Oct. 26, 2012)
Warnings of an “Infrastructure Crisis” are Meeting with Skepticism (Orski, K., Infrastructure USA, Oct. 9, 2012)