Report: More federal monies needed to fix roads/bridges that are falling apart
The nation’s roads and bridges are in desperate need of federal assistance for long-delayed maintenance and repair work, according to a new survey of 1,300 county engineers, “Fixing It: Infrastructure and the Economy,” commissioned by the National Association of Counties (NACo). County engineers often oversee roads and bridges on county designated routes.
More federal funds for infrastructure would also create jobs, according to the report. “Jobs that could be created by counties in the construction industry are not available because there is no secure funding stream for these infrastructure projects,” the report said.
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