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Where do the 2020 Presidential Candidates Stand on Infrastructure?

So far, four Democratic candidates have released their plan for modernizing our nation’s roads, bridges, electric grid, water systems, and more—in order to bring our country’s infrastructure into the 21st Century. Find out where they stand.

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About the Report

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Report Card for America’s Infrastructure depicts the condition and performance of American infrastructure in the familiar form of a school report  card—assigning letter grades based on the physical condition and needed investments for improvement.

Making the Grade
From Port To Pantry

Infrastructure Brings You Breakfast

Follow the life of a breakfast bagel from the wheat fields of rural Iowa to a bakery in New Orleans, LA. See how the final price of your bagel is affected by nearly every infrastructure system.

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Highlights from the Candidate Infrastructure Forum

Hosted by the nonprofit nonpartisan organization, United for Infrastructure – of which ASCE is a host committee member – presidential candidates Vice President Joe Biden, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Senator Amy Klobuchar, and businessman Tom Steyer pitched their infrastructure plans and answered questions in front of 500-plus unions and trade association members.

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Key Solutions

Our nation’s infrastructure problems are solvable if we have leadership and commit to making good ideas a reality. Raising the grades on our infrastructure will require that we seek and adopt a wide range of solutions.
Investment

We can no longer afford to defer investment in our nation’s critical infrastructure systems.

Leadership & Planning

Smart investment will only be possible with leadership, planning, and a clear vision for our nation’s infrastructure.

Preparing for the Future

We have to utilize new approaches, materials, and technologies to ensure our infrastructure is more resilient.

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