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Oregon

2010 Report Card GPA:
C-
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Oregon Infrastructure Grades

2010 Report Card GPA:
C-
Aviation
D
Dams and Levees
C
Energy
C
Inland Waterways
B-
Rail
C
Solid Waste
B
Transit
C-
Transportation
C-
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 Oregon Infrastructure

Aviation

57 public-use airports

Bridges

431 of the 7,656 bridges are structurally deficient

Bridges

$77.20 million in bridge funds came from the Federal Highway Bridge Fund in 2011

Dams

74% of the state regulated dams have an Emergency Action Plan

Dams

61 high hazard dams

Drinking Water

$5.6 billion in drinking water infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

Energy

35.299 gigawatt-hours of renewable energy every year, ranking it 3rd

Hazardous Waste

14 sites on the National Priorities List

Inland Waterways

680 miles of inland waterways, ranking it 15th nationally

Levees

311 miles of levees

Ports

30.8 million short tons of cargo in 2012, ranking it 25th nationally

Public Parks

$21.0 million of unmet needs for its parks system

Rail

17 freight railroads covering 2,395 miles across the state, ranking 30th nationally by mileage

Roads

7,841 of the state’s 59,262 public roads are major roads, and 6% are in poor condition

Roads

$654.0 million a year in costs to motorists from driving on roads in need of repair, which is $236 /yr per motorist

Schools

$2.5 billion in estimated school infrastructure funding needs

Transit

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

Wastewater

$3.8 billion in wastewater infrastructure needs over the next 20 years

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