Heritage Explains: Is America’s Infrastructure Crumbling?

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Heritage Explains: Is America’s Infrastructure Crumbling?

Feb 9th, 2018

Commentary By

Emily VanderBush

Constitutional/Legal Policy

Michelle Cordero michelleoddis

Managing Editor, Heritge.org

From claims of “crumbling roads and bridges” to burdensome regulations, it can be tough to separate fact from fiction when it comes to talking about our nation’s infrastructure. Getty Images

This week Michael Sargent, a policy analyst in Heritage's Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies, talks about President Trump’s massive infrastructure plan and addresses the falsehood that America’s infrastructure is crumbling.

Background readingWhat’s Really Wrong With U.S. Infrastructure? The Feds Are Standing in the Way