Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

We are all about to find out whether government and industry will be back to business as usual or whether the ongoing economic turmoil and new “Change” administration in Washington actually will set us on a new course. An early litmus test will be where and how the massive promised injection of infrastructure money will be spent. Given the sorry, crumbling state of the nation's road systems, hundreds of billions of dollars could easily be targeted at just fixing highway overpasses and bridges. And that's probably where it should go–just for safety reasons alone. But if we see funding heading for typical boondoggles that result in politician ribbon cuttings–a new highway in North Dakota or playground complex in South Carolina–we know it's more of the same.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Unlimited access to GlobeSt and other free ALM publications
  • Access to 15 years of GlobeSt archives
  • Your choice of GlobeSt digital newsletters and over 70 others from popular sister publications
  • 1 free article* every 30 days across the ALM subscription network
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Dig Deeper


Join GlobeSt

Don't miss crucial news and insights you need to make informed commercial real estate decisions. Join GlobeSt.com now!

  • Free unlimited access to GlobeSt.com's trusted and independent team of experts who provide commercial real estate owners, investors, developers, brokers and finance professionals with comprehensive coverage, analysis and best practices necessary to innovate and build business.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and GlobeSt events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join GlobeSt

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.