America's Roads and Bridges Are Crumbling‏...


America’s Roads and Bridges Are Crumbling

The funding to fix our nation’s roads and bridges is quickly running out -- and it’s up to Congress to act.

65% of America’s major roads are rated in less than good condition, and 25% of our bridges require significant repair or can’t handle today’s traffic. If Congress doesn’t reauthorize transportation funding, more than 112,000 construction projects and nearly 700,000 jobs will be at risk.

Here’s what’s at stake if Republicans in Congress fail to act:

Find out why we need to rebuild our infrastructure.

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 Today’s Schedule

All times are Eastern Time (ET)

9:30 AM: The Vice President meets with President Ivo Josipović of Croatia

10:00 AM: The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing

11:45 AM: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jay Carney

1:20 PM: The President and First Lady depart the White House en route Joint Base Andrews

1:35 PM: The President and First Lady depart Joint Base Andrews

2:15 PM: The Vice President delivers remarks on infrastructure investment

2:30 PM: The President and First Lady arrive New York

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5:00 PM: The President attends a DNC event

7:05 PM: The President delivers remarks and answers questions at a DSCC event


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