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2014 Report Card GPA:
C

Georgia infrastructure report car information made available by ASCE. 2014 Report Card for Georgia's Infrastructure

 

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Georgia Infrastructure Grades

2014 Report Card GPA:
C
Aviation
B+
Bridges
C-
Dams
D-
Drinking Water
C+
Energy
B
Parks
D+
Ports
C+
Rail
B
Roads
C-
School Facilities
C+
Solid Waste
C+
Stormwater
D+
Transit
D-
Wastewater
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 Georgia Infrastructure

Aviation

98 public-use airports

Bridges

835 of the 14,769 bridges are structurally deficient

Bridges

$56.90 million in bridge funds came from the Federal Highway Bridge Fund in 2011

Dams

5% of the state regulated dams have an Emergency Action Plan

Dams

479 high hazard dams

Drinking Water

$9.3 billion in drinking water infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

Energy

6.502 gigawatt-hours of renewable energy every year, ranking it 16th

Hazardous Waste

15 sites on the National Priorities List

Inland Waterways

720 miles of inland waterways, ranking it 14th nationally

Levees

23 miles of levees

Ports

36.9 million short tons of cargo in 2012, ranking it 21st nationally

Public Parks

$123.0 million of unmet needs for its parks system

Rail

23 freight railroads covering 4,679 miles across the state, ranking 7th nationally by mileage

Roads

$1.7 billion a year in costs to motorists from driving on roads in need of repair, which is $260 /yr per motorist

Roads

15,532 of the state’s 125,523 public roads are major roads, and 5% are in poor condition

Schools

$5.2 billion in estimated school infrastructure funding needs

Transit

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

Wastewater

$89.0 million in wastewater infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

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