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America's GPA: D+
Estimated Investment Needed by 2020:
$3.6 Trillion

Indiana

Indiana Key Facts:

Dams

  • Indiana’s dam safety program has 5 Full-Time Employees that each oversee an average of 217 state regulated dams.
  • Indiana has 241 high hazard dams.
  • 26% of the state regulated dams in Indiana have an Emergency Action Plan.
  • Indiana’s state dam safety program has an annual budget of $404,000.

Drinking Water

  • Indiana has reported $6.5 billion in drinking water infrastructure needs over the next 20 years.

Hazardous Waste

  • Indiana has 33 sites on the National Priorities List.

Levees

  • Indiana has approximately 424 miles of levees according to the current FEMA Midterm Levee Inventory.

Wastewater

  • Indiana has reported $7.1 billion in wastewater infrastructure needs over the next 20 years.

Aviation

  • There are 107 public-use airports in Indiana.

Bridges

  • 1,944 of the 18,953 bridges in Indiana (10.2%) are considered structurally deficient.
  • 2,224 of the 18,953 bridges in Indiana (12%) are considered functionally obsolete.
  • Indiana received $57.9 million from the Federal Highway Bridge Fund in FY2011.

Inland Waterways

  • Indiana has 350 miles of inland waterways, ranking it 24th in the nation.

Ports

  • Indiana’s ports handled 68.3 million short tons of cargo in 2012, ranking it 13th in the nation.

Rail

  • Indiana has 42 freight railroads covering 4,273 miles across the state, ranking it 9th by mileage.

Roads

  • Indiana has 97,288 miles of public roads.
  • Indiana has 9,965 miles of major roads, 16% of which are in poor condition.
  • Driving on roads in need of repair costs Indiana motorists $2.1 billion a year in extra vehicle repairs and operating costs – $391.41 per motorist.

Transit

  • Indiana has 33.4 million annual unlinked passenger trips via transit systems – motor bus, heavy rail, light rail, and commuter rail.

Parks and Recreation

  • Indiana has reported an unmet need of $443 million for its parks system.

Schools

  • Public school districts in Indiana spent a total of $2.4 billion on capital outlays for school construction and acquisition of land and existing structures in fiscal years 2005–2008.
  • It is estimated that Indiana schools have $3.9 billion in infrastructure funding needs.

Energy

  • Indiana produces 3.699 gigawatt-hours of renewable energy every year, ranking it 38th.
    Source: 2013 Report Card for Americas Infrastructure

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