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U.S. DOT Fact Sheet Highlights Grim State of South Carolina Roads and Bridges

Author: DOT Press Office

Source: DOT

July 9, 2015

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U.S. DOT Fact Sheet Highlights Grim State of South Carolina Roads and Bridges

WASHINGTON – The Highway Trust Fund is set to expire on July 31. Without action from Congress, federal funding for transportation will come to a screeching halt -- and with it, so will traffic in many places.

Over the last six years, Congress has passed 33 short-term measures rather than funding transportation for the long term. And our transportation system -- our roads and bridges, especially -- is in a dire state of disrepair because of it. The below snapshot and attached fact sheet shows us this.

Experts agree: The only way to prepare our transportation system for the next generation is to stop this cycle of short-term measures and pass a long-term transportation bill.

 

 

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