May 19, 2009: PROMISES, PROMISES: Congress slow on tunnel safety (AP)

  • “Tunnels and other infrastructure systems have a significant impact on the safety and security of the American people and economy, so the idea of an inspection program that could help improve their performance is certainly something the American Society of Civil Engineers supports,” said Wayne Klotz, president of the professional organization for engineers who build the nation’s roads, tunnels and bridges.