OUR INTERSTATE SYSTEM IS

ONLY 1% OF ALL OUR ROADS,

BUT CARRIES 25% OF ALL TRAFFIC.

NEARLY HALF OF ALL AMERICAN

HOUSEHOLDS LACK ANY ACCESS

TO TRANSIT SYSTEMS.

NEW YORK CITY'S GREENPOINT

HAS 300% MORE PETROLEUM IN ITS

GROUND WATER THAN LEAKED OUT

OF THE EXXON VALDEZ.

THE U.S. HAS 14,000

“HIGH-HAZARD DAMS” –

ALL ENDANGERING DOWN

STREAM COMMUNITIES.

7 BILLION GALLONS OF

CLEAN DRINKING WATER

ARE WASTED EVERYDAY AS

OLD PIPES LEAK AND BURST.

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The Mission

When we think of “infrastructure,” road building is often the first thing that comes to mind because we interact with roads daily. However, countless unseen systems support everyday life in America: waterworks, waste processing, ports, railways, utilities, dams — even parks and recreational areas. Without them we are incapable.

Fact: They’re crumbling.

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Dan McNichol may just be the voice that wins the battle for construction. Best-selling author, former White House Appointee, award-winning journalist for numerous publications and a fifth-generation road builder, Dan has decades of experience and expertise around the history, successes, failures and future of our Nation’s infrastructure, as well as a deep understanding of the engineers, workers and partnerships that are crucial to driving change.

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The Hudson

“Mrs. Martin” – the 1949 Hudson that Dan will be driving throughout the tour – is as old, rusty and energy-defunct as our nation’s infrastructure. Built the same year as most of our structurally deficient bridges, this lead-sled was last on the road when Eisenhower was President. Much more than a resurrected Motor City classic, Dan’s Hudson represents how aged America’s infrastructure is.

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