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Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-Ore., who chairs the House Transportation Committee wants to work with the White House on a bipartisan infrastructure bill. At the same time, his panel is investigating a lease given to the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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A father and his daughter cross a street under renovations as part of a U.S. aid grant in the village of al-Badhan, north of Nablus in Israeli occupied West Bank in August 2018. Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Palestinian School And Sewage Projects Unfinished As U.S. Cuts Final Bit Of Aid

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The journey up the west coast of Norway, from the city of Kristiansand in the south to the city of Trondheim, now takes about 21 hours and requires seven ferry crossings. The Norwegian Public Roads Administration plans a nearly $40 billion transport project that would cut travel time in half. Frank Langfitt/NPR hide caption

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Norway Embarks On Its Most Ambitious Transport Project Yet

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The interior of the DMZ train, a three-car tourist train. It is decorated with words such as "love," "peace" and "harmony," in several languages. Anthony Kuhn/NPR hide caption

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South Korea Sends 1st Train In Plan To Reconnect With North

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An annual report by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association notes that there are now nearly 56,000 bridges nationwide that are structurally deficient. Both Democrats and Republicans say they're willing to work together on a plan to rebuild the nation's roads, bridges, transit and water systems. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Bridging The Partisan Divide: Can Infrastructure Unite Democrats And Republicans?

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A screenshot from a video posted by the City of Lynchburg shows water flowing over Lakeside Drive, which runs atop the College Lake Dam in the Virginia city. City of Lynchburg via Facebook/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Verizon crews pump water from an access tunnel in Manhattan in 2012 after flooding from Superstorm Sandy knocked out underground Internet cables. Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Power lines hang from a pole in a Brooklyn neighborhood on March 15 in New York City. As U.S. officials step up sanctions on Russian intelligence for its interference in the 2016 elections, members of the Trump administration have accused Russia of a cyber-assault on the domestic energy grid and other key parts of America's infrastructure. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Miami Pedestrian Walkway Collapses Onto Road, Killing At Least 4

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Tribal leaders worry that they will be left out of discussions surrounding major decisions affecting tribes and their land, like that of the Navajo Nation which covers parts of Arizona, Utah and New Mexico. Jeff Overs/BBC News for Getty Images hide caption

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Vehicles are seen at the toll bridge of the Holland Tunnel as snow covers the road during a snowstorm on Feb. 9, 2017, in Jersey City, N.J. More states are turning to tolls as a way to fund long-standing transportation needs. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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More States Turning To Toll Roads To Raise Cash For Infrastructure

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On the domestic front in 2018, President Trump is expected to focus on immigration, infrastructure, welfare and health care. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An aerial view shows the flooded neighborhood of Juana Matos in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Catano, Puerto Rico, on Friday. The island could be without power for months, complicating relief efforts. Ricardo Arduengo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump speaks during a visit to Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 4. Michael Reynolds/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump delivers a speech Wednesday in Cincinnati on transportation and infrastructure projects. But his plan still leaves a lot to be desired. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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A streetcar rides along Woodward Avenue on Friday in Detroit — the city's first in 61 years. The QLine project was led by private businesses and philanthropic organizations in partnership with local, state and the federal government. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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