America’s infrastructure still rates no better than D+, engineering experts say

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/mar/09/america-infrastructure-rating-problems-engineers-report

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ report shows no improvement in four years in the state of roads, bridges, dams, schools and other essential structures. America is literally falling apart. The most authoritative report of the nation’s infrastructure gave the country’s crumbling roads, bridges, dams, schools and other essential underpinnings a D+ grade on Thursday. Not a single element of America’s framework received an A grade. The American Society of Civil Engineers’ quadrennial infrastructure “report card” painted a grim picture of the US’s backbone. According to the organization’s analysis, there hasn’t been much improvement in the state of America’s transportation, water, energy, education and waste management programs since the last report was released, in 2013. Continue reading…

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