Rebuilding America’s Transportation Infrastructure

“Peripheral industries have helped transportation significantly and will continue to do so.  However, we could get there faster by approaching infrastructure itself with this same spirit of innovation. We need to be willing to look outside ourselves, to other areas of life, for inspiration.”

Nathan Johnson, Ph.D., P.E.

Did you know: America’s existing roads make up about 99 percent of our country’s infrastructure system.  According to the American Society of Civil Engineers, it is estimated that the U.S. will need to spend approximately $4.5 trillion by the year 2025 in order to repair roads, bridges and other infrastructure across the country. So, how can technology and innovation help rehab America’s infrastructure? Read this article by, Nathan Johnson, Ph.D., P.E. in American Infrastructure Magazine as he discusses how peripheral industries support transportation innovation.