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October 21, 2010

The USA needs to build things as fast as it used to build which was even faster than Other countries build today

The United States needs to build things the way it used to.

It took 410 days to build the Empire State Building (381 meters tall); four years to erect the Golden Gate Bridge. The Pentagon took two years; the Alaska Highway just nine months. These days it takes longer to build an overpass.

Burj Khalifa known as Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 828 m (2,717 ft). Construction began on 21 September 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 October 2009 (just over 5 years). The building officially opened on 4 January 2010, and is part of the new 490-acre flagship development called Downtown Dubai at the 'First Interchange' along Sheikh Zayed Road, near Dubai's main business district.



Taipei 101 is 509 meters tall and was also built in 5 years (1999-2004)

The World Trade center towers took 6-7 years to complete.

1 World Trade Center (Freedom Tower) broke ground in 2006 and has a target completion of 2013 However, it took 5 years to start rebuilding.

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