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The Report Card for D.C.'s Infrastructure is in progress with a team of engineers from the region. If you have any questions about the Report Card, please email us at reportcard@asce.org.

 

Key Facts About District of Columbia Infrastructure

Aviation

public-use airports

Bridges

21 of the 252 bridges are structurally deficient

Bridges

$26.1 million in bridge funds came from the Federal Highway Bridge Fund in 2011

Drinking Water

$1.6 billion in drinking water infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

Hazardous Waste

8 sites on the National Priorities List

Inland Waterways

10 miles of inland waterways, ranking it 39th nationally

Levees

2 miles of levees

Ports

100 thousand short tons of cargo in 2012, ranking it 44th nationally

Public Parks

$11.6 million of unmet needs for its parks system

Rail

3 freight railroads covering 19 miles across the state, ranking 49th nationally by mileage

Roads

$425 million a year in costs to motorists from driving on roads in need of repair, which is $1,061 /yr per motorist

Roads

298 of the state’s 1,502 public roads are major roads, and 95% are in poor condition

Transit

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

Wastewater

$2.5 billion in wastewater infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

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