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.
$6 billion tab projected for Minnesota water line fixes (Kraker, D., Minnesota Public Radio, Jan. 8, 2013)
The $2 Trillion Crisis Nobody is Talking About (Part 1) (Sternman, D., Street Authority, Dec. 14, 2012)
It's Not Too Late for a Real Stimulus That Creates Jobs and Lasting Growth (Tankersley, J., Atlantic, Dec. 4, 2012)
‘Value of Water’ Index Reveals Momentum to Address US Water Infrastructure Issues (McClain, G., Environmental Leader, Dec. 12, 2012)