So, all of the presidential candidates on both sides of the aisle are talking about our “failing infrastructure.” This is especially the case after the
Let’s look at the construction in
-The south portion of 429 was recently completed, creating a western bypass around
-The 408 east of downtown is being widened to 8-10 lanes.
-Maitland Boulevard is being extended and will become a toll road to alleviate traffic on US 441.
-It looks like the Turnpike-owned portion of the 528 is being widened to 6 lanes.
-The trainwreck known as the 408/I-4 interchange is being totally rebuilt. Because of the recent opening of one of the ramps, it now takes 3 minutes to go through the Westbound 408 to Eastbound I-4 interchange in the morning rather than 20 minutes.
-Talks are being made to add two lanes to each side of I-4 from
-After the construction in Flagler and Brevard counties are complete, I-95 will be at least 6 lanes across throughout the entire state of
-I drove on I-20 in
Yes, this isn’t an exhaustive list of every construction project going on in the country, but given all of this construction traffic I have to deal with each time I travel in this corner of the country, I find it hard to believe that the rest of the country is falling apart.