Infrastructure

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FL Ag Commissioner Warns Panama Is Future Competitor

Florida could be in a competition with Panama as the Central American nation invests more money into infrastructure, according to the state’s Agricultural Commissioner, Adam Putnam.

01/30/2014

President Barack Obama on January 16, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Asks For Infrastructure Help In PortMiami Speech

President Barack Obama was South Florida Friday hoping to rally support and convince Congress to make larger investments in the United States’ crumbling infrastructure.

CBS Miami–03/29/2013

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

A Miami-Dade County Elections Department voting machine during pre-election testing. (Source: CBS4)

CBS4 Investigates: Does Your Vote Count? The Recount Test

In the sleepy West Coast Florida town of Inverness, as horses graze and Spanish moss hangs still on a breezeless summer day, an elections experiment was about to get underway.

CBS4–10/23/2012

A skull and several bones were found Wednesday May 9th, 2012 behind a Miami Beach water treatment facility. (CBS4)

Miami-Dade County Faces $1B In Water System Repairs

Homeowners hate repair costs, but it could always be worse: repairs to Miami-Dade County’s outdated water infrastructure will cost over $1 billion, and they will not be completed anytime soon.

CBS Miami–07/25/2012

(Source: CBS4) Crews in Ft. Lauderdale work to fix a broken water main on Broward Boulevard

Ft. Lauderdale Water Main Break Snarls Traffic

There’s no good time for a water main break, but rush hour on a Friday is definitely among the worst. That’s what city officials in Ft. Lauderdale were handed after a broken pipe closed part of Andrew Avenue Friday afternoon.

CBS4–02/10/2012

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Sweetwater Residents Get Federal Reprieve

Residents in Sweetwater got a reprieve from the federal government Monday that could stand to save homeowners upwards of $5,000.

CBS4–10/03/2011

Traffic

Study: Miami Traffic Costing Drivers Big

If you’ve been driven on South Florida roads, you’ve experienced the gridlock that defines the driving experience for all of us. But, it turns out that Miami isn’t even in the Top 10 for the most congested cities, according to a new study from Texas A&M University.

CBS4–09/27/2011

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