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U.S. DOT social media campaign aims to improve infrastructure

Posted on August 6, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) announced that it's putting pressure on elected leaders with the hashtag #ShowUsYourInfraWear, which encourages people to take a picture of aging, deteriorating roads and bridges, and then Tweet or Instagram it using the hashtag and U.S. DOT handle, @USDOT, CBS 5 reported.

The campaign comes after transportation officials called out Congress for passing a three-month, short-term extension to crucial highway funding before cutting out for August recess. For the full story, click here.

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