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Bay City, MI Chooses Private Solution for Financing Bridge Replacement

Posted May 6, 2020, Length: 16:58

When aging infrastructure needs repair or replacement, a primary challenge is finding the money. Bay City, Michigan, northwest of Detroit, faced this problem with two key bridges, and the community ultimately decided to sell the bridges to a private consortium that will pay for improvements and collect tolls to finance the projects.

In this podcast, we learn how Bay City is addressing its bridge issues from the town’s City Manager, Dana Muscott.

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Descriptions of photos at top of page, from left to right:
Bayonne Bridge, from Bayonne, NJ to Staten Island, NY; the Tom Moreland Interchange in Atlanta, GA; Dworshak Dam, in Clearwater County, ID; a transmission substation in Orem, UT.
All photos courtesy of Wikipedia.