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The series examines a Boston sidewalk that has led to accessibility issues for people with disabilities.
An investigation into why trucks, overloaded or just too heavy, are being allowed to tear up the state of North Carolina's roads and bridges driving up maintenance costs.
Missouri ranks second to the last in the condition of its major roads while Kansas ranks seventh nationally. "Several experts say the reason for the difference is simple: money per mile. The less a state spends per mile, the longer roads go without repair, the more they deteriorate and the harder they are to fix. Missouri's 1999 road budget provided just $12,399 in capital investments per lane mile that year, compared with $29,227 in Kansas. The national average was $23,967. The legislature has at least five pending bills and Gov. Holden has sought as much as $650 million for new funding. However, transportation experts says for every $1 the state pays to keep a good mile of road, it takes $10 to restore a mile of bad road." Missouri now must struggle to pay for the new technologies in road repair that they had so long put off.
A KITV-TV investigation of road maintenance cutbacks by the city of Honolulu reveals that the "money and manpower were diverted to favored projects by the mayor."