President Barack Obama visited one of the nation’s largest infrastructure projects at the Port of Miami Friday to push a plan that would encourage private investors, both U.S. and foreign, to help rebuild the nation’s roads, bridges and pay for other public works projects.
Obama inspected the tunnel being constructed under Biscayne Bay that will connect the port to highways and rail lines on the mainland. That dig is part of a $2 billion private-public effort that will also improve the port’s rail connection to a rail center in Hialeah, and, in turn, with rail lines all over the country.
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