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April 16, 2010
American Highway Users Alliance, IHS Global Insight Release Study on Economic Impact of Snowstorms

Sixteen-state study highlights the costly nature of snow-related shutdowns

March 30, 2010 10:00 AM ET

WASHINGTON, March 30 PRNewswire-USNewswire -- Today, in partnership with IHS Global Insight, the American Highway Users Alliance released a study estimating the economic impact of snowstorms in sixteen U.S. states and two Canadian provinces.  The study found that hundreds of millions of dollars in economic opportunity are lost each day that a state is shuttered by impassable roads.  Further, the study found that hourly workers are the most harshly impacted by such shutdowns, representing America's most economically vulnerable people.
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