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BAF Infrastructure Week Event Highlights Need for Airport Investments

During the sixth annual infrastructure week Infrastructure Week, Building America’s Future co-hosted an event with Tampa International Airport and Airports Council International-North America to highlight the need for airport investments. Kerry O’Hare, BAF Vice President and Director of Policy, spoke to attendees about the importance of investing in infrastructure in order to keep America economically competitive.

 

Infrastructure That Needs Investment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers estimates that full channel dimensions at the nation’s busiest 59 ports are available less than 35 percent of the time.This situation can increase the cost of shipping as vessels carry less cargo in order to reduce their draft or wait for high tide before entering a harbor.

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Ray LaHood
Former US Secretary of Transportation
Edward G. Rendell
Former Governor

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