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More Potholes, Traffic Jams On The Horizon Unless Interstates Are Fixed, Report Finds

A federal report suggests America's interstates are worn, overused and highly congested. It also recommends billions of dollars in fixes,
Rush hour on Interstate 10 in El Paso, Texas. Source: Paul Ratje

Once the backbone of the nation's transportation system, the nation's aging interstate highways are now overused and worn out, according to a new federal report. And failure to invest billions in modernizing the system will likely lead to more potholes, slower traffic jams, and increased costs to drivers and the nation's economy.

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