Rep. Rick Larsen calls for increased funding for infrastructure

06/11/2013 | Hill, The

Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Wash., is urging Congress to invest more in the country's infrastructure after the failure of a bridge on Interstate 5 in Washington state. "We know how to build safe bridges," Larsen said. "There are thousands of civil engineers devoting their lives today to building good structures that don’t fall down. But we need to pay for them. We need to maintain our bridges until they are old, and then we need to replace them."

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