Georgia, Inland Waterways, National Category
Startup Uses Drone for Cleaning Water, Collecting Data
There is a water main break every two minutes
and an estimated 6 billion gallons of treated water lost each day in the U.S., enough to fill over 9,000 swimming pools.
Growing wear and tear on our nation's roads
have left 43% of our public roadways in poor or mediocre condition, a number that has remained stagnant over the past several years.
There are 30,000 miles of inventoried levees across the U.S.,
and an additional 10,000 miles of levees whose location and condition are unknown.
Civil Engineers Give Ohio’s Infrastructure a “C-” in 2021 Infrastructure Report Card
On Thursday, the Ohio Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its 2021 Report Card for Ohio’s Infrastructure, the Section’s first report in more than a decade. Ohio civil engineers gave 16 categories of infrastructure an overall grade of “C-“, slightly ahead of the national average of…Keep Reading
Texas Civil Engineers Give the State’s Infrastructure a “C” Grade
On Wednesday, the Texas Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released preliminary findings – including grades – from its 2021 Texas Infrastructure Report Card, the Section’s first report card since 2017. Texas civil engineers gave 12 categories of infrastructure an overall grade of “C”, an upgrade from…Keep Reading
Senate Commerce Passes Bipartisan Surface Transportation Reauthorization
Last week Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee Chair Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Ranking Member Roger Wicker (R-MS) introduced S. 2016, the Surface Transportation Investment Act (STIA). STIA is a five-year, $78 billion authorization of many key agencies at the Department of Transportation (DOT) including the Office of the…
June 17, 2021Keep Reading
Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Report Card for America’s Infrastructure depicts the condition and performance of American infrastructure in the familiar form of a school report card—assigning letter grades based on the physical condition and needed investments for improvement.
American Infrastructure: Below Our Feet
American Infrastructure: The Long Haul
ASCE’s map showcases the many networks of infrastructure systems across the country – roads, parks, schools, drinking water reservoirs, and more – that serve as the backbone of our economy and quality of life.View Your Community’s Infrastructure