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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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A new water tank in Strong City, Kan., (at right) sits next to one that was part of an old leaky system on a hill just outside the city limits. Frank Morris/KCUR hide caption

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Rural Trump Voters Embrace The Sacrifices That Come With Support

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There are 59,000 structurally deficient bridges around the country. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Engineers Say Tax Increase Needed To Save Failing U.S. Infrastructure

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Water released so far by emergency spillways at Oroville Dam in Northern California washed away roadways, eroded the landscape and flooded communities downstream. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An aerial photo released Saturday by the California Department of Water Resources shows the damaged spillway with eroded hillside in Oroville, Calif. William Croyle/California Department of Water Resources via AP hide caption

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Signs Of Hope At Oroville Dam, After Overflow Sparked Large Evacuation Sunday

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A road repair blocks traffic in Springfield, Ill. as Congress tries to decide how to pay for President Trump's ambitious spending plan to rebuild roads, bridges, railroads and airports. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks with members of the media after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York on Wednesday. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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From Immigration To Infrastructure, Big-City Mayors Draw Up Wish List For Trump

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San Francisco Bay area voters recently approved a sales tax increase to upgrade the aging BART system. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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Voters Backed Transit Funds. Will Congress OK Trump Infrastructure Plan?

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