What we need to do to fix America’s broken infrastructure

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FILE – In this Wednesday, May 16, 2012 file photo, newly constructed roadways are being built in Fairfax County, Va. President Barack Obama’s budget will propose an ambitious six-year, $478 billion public works program of highway, bridge and transit upgrades, half of it financed with a one-time mandatory tax on profits that U.S. companies have amassed overseas, White House officials said. Obama will unveil a $4 trillion budget on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015.(AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari, File)

Rollye James speaks with Joseph L. Schofer, Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Associate Dean of McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University, about the current state of infrastructure in the U.S. and the need for investment across the country.

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