American Roads Can’t Match French Highways Paved by Tolls

For seven weeks this fall, asphalt pavers worked nights and weekends to renovate the motorway between Paris’ Charles de Gaulle airport and an amusement park devoted to Asterix, the Gallic comic-book rebel beloved by generations of French children. By Oct. 31, they had wrapped up the work on schedule, and traffic now flows along the four-mile stretch of highway.

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