Indiana

2010 Report Card GPA:
D+
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Indiana Infrastructure Grades

2010 Report Card GPA:
D+
Aviation
C
Bridges
C+
Dams
D-
Drinking Water
D+
Rail
D+
Roads
C-
Wastewater
D-

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 Indiana Infrastructure

Aviation

65 public-use airports

Bridges

1,944 of the 18,953 bridges are structurally deficient

Bridges

$57.90 million in bridge funds came from the Federal Highway Bridge Fund in 2011

Dams

241 high hazard dams

Dams

26% of the state regulated dams have an Emergency Action Plan

Drinking Water

$6.5 billion in drinking water infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

Energy

3.699 gigawatt-hours of renewable energy every year, ranking it 38th

Hazardous Waste

33 sites on the National Priorities List

Inland Waterways

350 miles of inland waterways, ranking it 24th nationally

Levees

424 miles of levees

Ports

68.3 million short tons of cargo in 2012, ranking it 13th nationally

Public Parks

$443.0 million of unmet needs for its parks system

Rail

42 freight railroads covering 4,273 miles across the state, ranking 9th nationally by mileage

Roads

$2.1 billion a year in costs to motorists from driving on roads in need of repair, which is $391 /yr per motorist

Roads

9,965 of the state’s 97,288 public roads are major roads, and 16% are in poor condition

Schools

$3.9 billion in estimated school infrastructure funding needs

Transit

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

Wastewater

$7.1 billion in wastewater infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

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