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Safer Travel: Saving Lives, Saving Money

Better transportation systems mean safer transportation systems. Potholes are unsightly and they damage cars and cause accidents. Even worse is the high number of structurally deficient bridges in the United States—63,000 according to the American Society of Civil Engineers. This doesn’t mean that these bridges are going to collapse tomorrow. But it does mean that they need attention in the near future. Attention to infrastructure costs money. Inattention can cost money and lives.

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