Report Card for America's Infrastructure
ASCE evaluates the state of America's infrastructure in 17 categories, applying a school report card style A-F grading system. The report card also includes recommendations to raise the grades.
In this ASCE Interchange Live, Ana Tijerina Esquino, an engineer for Mott MacDonald and advisor for the Committee on America’s Infrastructure, joins ASCE to discuss the advancement of America’s port infrastructure.
Des Moines, Iowa – Members of the American Society of Civil Engineers – Iowa Section released the 2023 Report Card for Iowa’s Infrastructure during an event held at the Iowa State Capitol on April 11. Overall, the 13 categories of Iowa’s infrastructure assessed got a C grade, the same as the 2019 report card.
Montpelier, Vt. — The Vermont section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the 2023 Report Card for Vermont’s Infrastructure today, with nine categories of infrastructure receiving an overall grade of ‘C’, the same grade issued in the state’s 2019 report card. That means Vermont’s infrastructure is in mediocre condition and requires attention. Grades across nine categories range from a “B-” for bridges to a “D+” for wastewater.
As we heard in the State of the Union address tonight, investing in infrastructure and resilience is good for the economy and will keep our communities thriving.
The Virginia Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the 2022 Report Card for Virginia's Infrastructure today, with 11 categories of infrastructure receiving an overall grade of a ‘C’.
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So – now one year in – how has that investment taken shape and changed the civil engineering industry?
Between passage of the $1.2 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the rapid development of the kinds of technological innovations detailed in ASCE’s Future World Vision, the possibilities for reshaping infrastructure as we know it seems limitless.
The Connecticut Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the 2022 Report Card for Connecticut's Infrastructure today, with five categories of infrastructure receiving an overall grade of a ‘C’. That means Connecticut’s infrastructure is in mediocre condition, an improvement over the ‘C-‘ grade issued in the 2018 report card.
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ASCE was a key player in the passage of the bipartisan infrastructure law.