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Roadbuilding rage to leave U.S. in dust


January 18, 2011
By The Wall Street Journal

U.S. highway system in the dustNEWS HIGHLIGHT

Roadbuilding rage to leave U.S. in dust
China’s road-building has surpassed even its own
ambitious plans. The Ministry of Transport recently stated that
construction of 12 national highways has been completed 13 years
ahead of schedule.

Jan. 18, 2011 – China’s road-building has surpassed even its own ambitious plans. The Ministry of Transport said Tuesday that construction of twelve national highways has been completed 13 years ahead of schedule. Another eight highways in western China are almost complete, as well, it said.

U.S. highway system in the dust 
Photo: Associated Press

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The massive buildup of China’s highways will soon leave the U.S., the originator of the national highway system, in the dust. | READ MORE