Infrastructure is one of the most important aspects of a developed economy. Investment in our infrastructure is important not only to repair normal wear and tear, but for our future technological advancement.
The increase is more than a 100 percent increase in 20 years. Meanwhile our road infrastructure has had difficulty in keeping pace with our population growth of 15 percent in the comparable amount of time let alone the 100 percent increase in shipping.
Last Wednesday Joe Biden visited Virginia to talk about the $15 million dollars the federal “Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery” grant is giving to the Virginia Port Authority for improvements to the NIT, the Virginian-Pilot Reported. That money will be mostly going towards the North Gate of the NIT and would include and expansion of I-564. This expansion would help remove 740 trucks a day off of roads like Hampton and Terminal Boulevards in Norfolk
If you or anyone you know has been injured in a truck, car, or train accident, you should seek the proper medical treatment, and then call an experienced Norfolk personal injury lawyer. Call the Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers at 757-455-0077, or look us up online at www.cooperhurley.com.