What Makes Local Infrastructure So Expensive?

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What makes local infrastructure so expensive? Are there ways to trim cost but maintain quality? To solicit community input and still proceed expeditiously?

Join our panel of local experts and moderator Robert McCartney (Senior Regional Correspondent, The Washington Post) to explore policies that could help moderate high and increasing infrastructure costs.

Panelists are:

Carlton Ray, Director, Clean Rivers Project, DC Water, who is in charge of drilling the largest tunnel under Washington, D.C. to mitigate sewer spills in the Potomac;

Sean Agid, Partnership Catalyst, Corvias, who is working with Prince George's County with an innovative public-private-partnership to replace aging sewer infrastructure; and

Judah Gluckman, Director, Planning and Economics, WSP, who helped launch D.C.'s Office of Public Private Partnerships and who currently consults on a wide range of infrastructure projects.

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