As the recovery process continues following the Minneapolis Interstate 35W bridge collapse Wednesday night, many of us have given it more than a passing thought during our commutes via roads, rails, bridges and tunnels. Naturally the collapse is prompting questions concerning the quality of the nationÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s transportation infrastructure. The insurance industry plays a vital role in helping individuals and businesses recover from an event like this. It underpins the economic security of individuals and businesses and helps sustain a number of related industries across the country. But maintaining and strengthening the existing outdated transportation infrastructure is a mammoth task that will require public and private input. For insurers, the potential liability exposure is enormous and certainly something to think about. Check out I.I.I.Ã¢â‚¬â„¢s publication Ã¢â‚¬Å“A Firm FoundationÃ¢â‚¬ for further information on how insurers support the economy.