According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, America’s infrastructure 2021 Report Card grade is C-. Simply put, Washington, DC has dropped the ball for decades.
Our ability to compete globally against other countries—in particular China—is significantly impeded with roads, bridges, ports and other infrastructure that resemble something akin to that found in a Third-World country. Not to mention, crumbling infrastructure is dangerous and costs lives.
Rebuilding and investing in our infrastructure provides good paying jobs, is good for commerce, is a matter of national security, and will pay dividends for decades to come.