American infrastructure investment inspiration of the day, 8/17/12

Updated
 

A watermain broke in Lemay, Missouri, this morning, spewing “baseball-sized shards of the street into the air

Our national infrastructure is not too expensive to fix or upgrade or even build from scratch. In terms of pure finance, there’s never been a better time for investing in big projects. We’re just choosing not to do that.

(Got infrastructure fails near you? Let us know. Maybe we can make a regular feature of it.)

Infrastructure and Missouri

American infrastructure investment inspiration of the day, 8/17/12

Updated