Matthew Daly and Hope Yen

Government, Business, Safety

Lawmakers Say Ida Damage Shows Need for Infrastructure Upgrades

Flooded street in NJ United States Geological Survey workers pull a boat as they look for residents on a street flooded in Somerville, N.J., on Sept. 2. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AP)

WASHINGTON — Shaken by haunting images of surging rivers, flooded roads and subways and other damage caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ida, lawmakers from both parties are vowing to upgrade the nation’s aging infrastructure network.

Matthew Daly and Hope Yen | Associated Press
September 7, 2021