A portion of the Interstate 35 bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minn., collapsed during the evening rush hour Aug. 1, 2007. Politicians often talk about the need to rebuild America’s infrastructure and create millions of jobs, but lawmakers fear the political blowback from increased fees or higher taxes to rebuild or upgrade America’s decaying highways, bridges, airports and other public structures.
A portion of the Interstate 35 bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minn., collapsed during the evening rush hour Aug. 1, 2007. Politicians often talk about the need to rebuild America’s infrastructure and create millions of jobs, but lawmakers fear the political blowback from increased fees or higher taxes to rebuild or upgrade America’s decaying highways, bridges, airports and other public structures. Heather Munroe (Minneapolis) Star Tribune file
A portion of the Interstate 35 bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minn., collapsed during the evening rush hour Aug. 1, 2007. Politicians often talk about the need to rebuild America’s infrastructure and create millions of jobs, but lawmakers fear the political blowback from increased fees or higher taxes to rebuild or upgrade America’s decaying highways, bridges, airports and other public structures. Heather Munroe (Minneapolis) Star Tribune file

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