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Failure to Act Report

This update addresses the current American infrastructure gaps between today’s needs and investment and how they will affect the future productivity of industries.

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Kansas’ Grades Are In!

The report includes an evaluation of the state’s aviation, bridges, dams, drinking water, energy, levees, rail, roads and stormwater.

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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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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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