How and when to use private capital in infrastructure projects
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WHEN the Indiana Toll Road was opened in 1956, there have been eight pairs of journey plazas, or relaxation stops, alongside the 156-mile (250km) stretch linking Chicago to Ohio and factors eastward. As automobiles turned quicker and much less thirsty, travellers had much less cause to cease frequently for petrol or snacks. Three of the journey plazas closed in the 1970s. Restaurants shuttered, even when provided free lease. The remaining plazas, dwindling in quantity, fell into disrepair. The abiding reminiscence some street customers had of Indiana was of grubby bogs alongside the toll street.
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