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Oklahoma

2013 Report Card GPA:
C-

OK 2013 Report Card for Oklahoma's Infrastructure

Oklahoma’s infrastructure is in need of immediate attention. This is the conclusion of the 2013 Report Card for Oklahoma’s Infrastructure, the first-ever report from the Oklahoma Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The report card exists to communicate the overall performance of infrastructure. An expert team of more than twenty civil engineers researched the major components of Oklahoma’s infrastructure for more than 18 months to arrive at the Report Card’s grades. The purpose of the Report Card is for the public to easily understand how their state’s infrastructure is being maintained.

Read the full 2013 Report Card for Oklahoma’s Infrastructure here.

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Oklahoma Infrastructure Grades

2013 Report Card GPA:
C-
Aviation
C+
Bridges
D+
Dams
D
Levees
D-
Rail
B
Roads
D
Transit
D+
Water and 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 Oklahoma Infrastructure

Aviation

101 public-use airports

Bridges

4,227 of the 22,912 bridges are structurally deficient

Bridges

$69.70 million in bridge funds came from the Federal Highway Bridge Fund in 2011

Dams

98% of the state regulated dams have an Emergency Action Plan

Dams

336 high hazard dams

Drinking Water

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

Energy

6.969 gigawatt-hours of renewable energy every year, ranking it 15th

Hazardous Waste

8 sites on the National Priorities List

Inland Waterways

150 miles of inland waterways, ranking it 30th nationally

Levees

129 miles of levees

Ports

6.1 million short tons of cargo in 2012, ranking it 37th nationally

Public Parks

$6.4 million of unmet needs for its parks system

Rail

19 freight railroads covering 3,273 miles across the state, ranking 16th nationally by mileage

Roads

9,353 of the state’s 112,821 public roads are major roads, and 18% are in poor condition

Roads

$1.5 billion a year in costs to motorists from driving on roads in need of repair, which is $626 /yr per motorist

Schools

$2.4 billion in estimated school infrastructure funding needs

Transit

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

Wastewater

$1.3 billion in wastewater infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

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