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U.S. infrastructure

United States. General Accounting Office

U.S. infrastructure

funding trends and opportunities to improve investment decisions : report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C. (P.O. Box 37050, Washington, D.C. 20013) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Infrastructure (Economics) -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Public investments -- United States.,
    • Administrative agencies -- United States -- Decision making.,
    • Public works -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesUnited States infrastructure
      StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.C3 U56 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination73 p. :
      Number of Pages73
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6832219M
      LC Control Number00325962
      OCLC/WorldCa43535283

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