The recent collapse of the I-5 bridge in northwest Washington State shined a spotlight on the country's aging infrastructure. Since the recession, funding for bridges and tunnels has dropped steeply, and fixing them would cost an estimated $20 billion. This hour, we'll discuss the balance of safety and spending, and how long our functionally obsolete structures will stand.
Patrick J. Natale, Executive Director of American Society of Civil Engineers
Lavea Brachman, Executive Director of the Greater Ohio Policy Center
Robert Lawler, Director of Transportation, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission
Barry LePatner, construction lawyer and author of Too Big to Fall: America's Failing Infrastructure and the Way Forward