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This report highlights the crucial role that America’s transportation infrastructure plays in all realms of modern society. Not only is it a job creator, solid infrastructure sustains economic growth and thus produces benefits for society as a whole. The report examines the current state of US roads, highways, and bridges and finds that they are in desperate need of  maintenance as funding has not been made a priority over the past decades.

Here is a link to an article that covers some of the specifics of the report.