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NEED TO KNOW

Building bridges

  • Aired: 01/18/2013
  • 10:28
  • Expires: 01/18/2018
  • Rating: NR
Jeff Greenfield explores why it now takes nearly four times as long to complete infrastructure projects in the United States than it did in the 1970s. The Bayonne Bridge needs to be raised to accommodate the new size of ships. Need to Know looks into why the project has become a debate over government paralysis and environmental quality.
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How the Bayonne Bridge became a case study in America's infrastructure paralysis.
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