We can no longer afford to defer investment in our nation’s infrastructure. To close the $4.2 trillion investment gap, meet future need, and restore our global competitive advantage, we must increase investment from all levels of government and the private sector from 1. 5 percent to 3% percent of U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2021....

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Leadership & Planning

Smart investment will only be possible with leadership, planning, and a clear vision for our nation’s infrastructure. Leaders from all levels of government, business, labor, and nonprofit organizations must come together to ensure all investments are spent wisely, prioritizing projects with critical benefits to the economy, public safety, and quality of life, while also planning for the costs of building, operating, and maintaining the infrastructure...

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Preparing for the Future

Utilize new approaches, materials, and technologies to ensure our infrastructure is more resilient – to more quickly recover from significant weather and other hazard events – and sustainable – improving the “triple bottom line” with clear economic, social, and environmental benefits....

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