It’s a potential point of agreement in a politically polarized government: U.S. highways, bridges and airports are in need of repair and rehabilitation. The current president, Democrat Barack Obama, and incoming president, Republican Donald Trump, have both said that a boost to so-called infrastructure spending would be good not just for roads and bridges but for the workers such projects would employ. Trump pledged in his victory speech to "rebuild our highways, bridges, tunnels, airports…
Without Highway Bill, 700,000 Jobs at Risk http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Political-Action-Legislation/Without-Highway-Bill-700-000-Jobs-at-Risk If Congress doesn’t act soon, more than 700,000 middle class jobs building the nation’s highways, bridges and transit systems will be at risk...
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Traffic resumed at about 9:15 a.m. on southbound I-35W at University Avenue after protesters lined up across the highway bridge near downtown to protest police shootings. Authorities arrested 41 people.
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“We are going to fix our inner cities and rebuild our highways, bridges, tunnels, airports, schools, hospitals…. And we will put millions of our people to work as we rebuild it.” - — President Donald Trump
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The P. R. Olgiati Bridge, aka Highway 27, was named after long time Chattanooga political boss P. R. Olgiati. The bridge, built in 1959, is a steel girder bridge. This is the second bridge encountered during the 7 Bridges Marathon and the 4 Bridges Half.