Ohio

2010 Report Card GPA:
C-
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Ohio Infrastructure Grades

2010 Report Card GPA:
C-
Aviation
C-
Dams
C
Education
C
Energy
C+
Parks
C-
Rail
C
Roads
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 Ohio Infrastructure

Aviation

100 public-use airports

Bridges

2,242 of the 27,015 bridges are structurally deficient

Bridges

$150.80 million in bridge funds came from the Federal Highway Bridge Fund in 2011

Dams

71% of the state regulated dams have an Emergency Action Plan

Dams

361 high hazard dams

Drinking Water

$12.2 billion in drinking water infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

Energy

1.129 gigawatt-hours of renewable energy every year, ranking it 45th

Hazardous Waste

37 sites on the National Priorities List

Inland Waterways

440 miles of inland waterways, ranking it 21st nationally

Levees

176 miles of levees

Ports

90.6 million short tons of cargo in 2012, ranking it 9th nationally

Public Parks

$1.0 billion of unmet needs for its parks system

Rail

35 freight railroads covering 5,303 miles across the state, ranking 4th nationally by mileage

Roads

13,039 of the state’s 123,281 public roads are major roads, and 15% are in poor condition

Roads

$3.3 billion a year in costs to motorists from driving on roads in need of repair, which is $413 /yr per motorist

Schools

$9.3 billion in estimated school infrastructure funding needs

Transit

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

Wastewater

$14.2 billion in wastewater infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

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