Our infrastructure and our pensions have not been fully accounted for by government accountants.
The mantra of government is we will build it with private funds so there will be no new taxes and yet the reality is maintenance is needed.
Our bridges are aging and are much more numerous than you think. Rockford, IL has over 100 bridges, most of these bridges are over 50 years old.
Concrete does not last forever. The funding for repair not to mention the lack of funding for inspection is a scary financial situation for the United States.