Colorado

2010 Report Card GPA:
C+

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A new Report Card for Colorado's Infrastructure is in progress with a team of engineers from the state, but you can read the latest Report Card for Colorado here. If you have any questions about the Report Card, please email us at reportcard@asce.org.

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Colorado Infrastructure Grades

2010 Report Card GPA:
C+
Air Quality
B-
Aviation
B+
Bridges
C-
Dams
C+
Drinking Water
C-
Education
D+
Energy
D
Environmental Cleanup
C+
Roads
D
Solid Waste
B-
Transit
D+
Wastewater
C
Water Supply
C

A: Exceptional, B: Good, C: Mediocre, D: Poor, F: Failing, ?: Incomplete

Each category was evaluated on the basis of capacity, condition, funding, future need, operation and maintenance, public safety, resilience, and innovation

Key Facts About Colorado Infrastructure

Aviation

49 public-use airports

Bridges

536 of the 8,612 bridges are structurally deficient

Bridges

$32.50 million in bridge funds came from the Federal Highway Bridge Fund in 2011

Dams

98% of the state regulated dams have an Emergency Action Plan

Dams

387 high hazard dams

Drinking Water

$7.1 billion in drinking water infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

Energy

5.133 gigawatt-hours of renewable energy every year, ranking it 19th

Hazardous Waste

18 sites on the National Priorities List

Levees

55 miles of levees

Public Parks

$594.0 million of unmet needs for its parks system

Rail

15 freight railroads covering 2,688 miles across the state, ranking 26th nationally by mileage

Roads

$2 billion a year in costs to motorists from driving on roads in need of repair, which is $535 /yr per motorist

Roads

10,186 of the state’s 88,524 public roads are major roads, and 17% are in poor condition

Schools

$4.7 billion in estimated school infrastructure funding needs

Transit

105.3 million annual unlinked passenger trips via transit systems including bus, transit, and commuter trains

Wastewater

$1.5 billion in wastewater infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

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