Sterling Construction Company, Inc.
If there is a common thread in the history of America’s growth to global economic dominance in the 20th century, it is the story of our collective investment in a public infrastructure. This era saw massive investment in public roads, public water and wastewater systems, urban public transit systems, aviation, ports, energy, and the schools to develop and maintain a skilled labor force. One might observe that this more »
Recently the American Society of Civil Engineers released a report highlighting the funding gap in America's infrastructure. Surface transportation, wastewater and water services, and inland waterways and marine ports have funding gaps from 49% to 67% relative to their 2020 needs. Electricity and airport infrastructure are better situated, but they still face funding gaps from 15% to 28%. Fixing America's infrastructure budget should be a national priority otherwise more »
Infrastructure is just a fact of modern society. Much has been made of emerging economy infrastructure spending. In my opinion, the reason these get so much interest is because emerging economies are actually spending money on infrastructure. Yes, that might be an obvious statement but stick with me. It is far easier to gird yourself against big expenditures if you are lacking something. If you do not have a road more »