Could The Built it Today

Blog, Energy, Les Routledge (historic), Property Rights, Uncategorized

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Oakland to San Francisco Bridge.  This article asks the question could it be built today?

That is a good question to apply to the Detroit-Windsor crossing.  Can a bridge be built today?

For that matter, when it comes to the US market, can a pipeline or power line be built today?

While the powers of eminent domain has been abused over the years, there is a risk of the backlash going too far in the other direction and arresting the construction of vital infrastructure required to support economic development.