X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

After a dollop of lip service and a $150 billion injection of stimulus funding mostly for desperately needed fix-it projects, America’s slowly corroding and crumbling infrastructure looks like it will get less attention rather than more in the New Year. All the excitement generated in 2009 about high speed rail lines springing up across the country has dissipated in budget busting realities. Cities cut back on or delay subway and light rail projects. Water districts postpone plans to replace or upgrade rusting mains and past-their-life-cycle sewage treatment plants.  Maybe worst of all and indicative of the country’s mounting predicament, highway departments in states and cities around the country make triage decisions about whether they repair dangerous bridges or take their chances for another year on patching and monitoring since they don’t have the money to do anything else.

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
  • 3 free articles* across the ALM subscription network every 30 days
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM events and publications

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

GlobeSt

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 © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.