Classic Stossel: Free Market Roads

In Britain, a local highway was damaged by heavy rains. When government said it would take a year to repair it, entrepreneur Mike Watts built a “private road” in just 12 days.

The road cost him about $250,000 to build. He put his house up as collateral. He charges $3 to cross, less for locals.

A Classic Stossel from 2015

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John Stossel is an American consumer television personality, author, and libertarian pundit, known for his career on both ABC News and Fox Business Channel. Stossel's style combines reporting and commentary.