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Hawaii

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Infrastructure Matters to Hawaii

Whether you’re driving across roads and bridges, taking a shower, or charging your cell phone, infrastructure affects everyone in Hawaii. Here are three places you can visit to find out more about Hawaii’s infrastructure:

Key Facts About Hawaii Infrastructure

Aviation

15 public-use airports

Bridges

144 of the 1,125 bridges are structurally deficient

Bridges

$28.70 million in bridge funds came from the Federal Highway Bridge Fund in 2011

Dams

93% of the state regulated dams have an Emergency Action Plan

Dams

122 high hazard dams

Drinking Water

$191 million in drinking water infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

Energy

0.817 gigawatt-hours of renewable energy every year, ranking it 48th

Hazardous Waste

3 sites on the National Priorities List

Levees

16 miles of levees

Ports

24.9 million short tons of cargo in 2012, ranking it 26th nationally

Public Parks

$28.0 million of unmet needs for its parks system

Roads

$483.0 million a year in costs to motorists from driving on roads in need of repair, which is $528 /yr per motorist

Roads

844 of the state’s 4,416 public roads are major roads, and 27% are in poor condition

Schools

$3.4 billion in estimated school infrastructure funding needs

Transit

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

Wastewater

$1.8 billion in wastewater infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

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