Illinois Raising the Grades Success Stories include:
Interstate 55 Reconstruction Project
Chicago Transit Expansion
NEW DIGITAL APP ENHANCES REPORT CARD CONTENT
For the first time, the Report Card is available as a digital application that includes videos, state by state data, and other multimedia tools. Available for download from iTunes and Google Play, the app is supported across all major platforms and devices.
It is also accessible online at www.infrastructurereportcard.org, and is supported across all major platforms and devices.
ABOUT THE ASCE REPORT CARD
Using a simple A to F school report card format, the Report Card provides a comprehensive assessment of current infrastructure conditions and needs, both assigning grades and making recommendations for how to raise them. An Advisory Council of leading civil engineers appointed by ASCE assigns the grades according to the following eight criteria: capacity, condition, funding, future need, operation and maintenance, public safety, resilience, and innovation. Since 1998, the grades have been near failing, averaging only Ds, due to delayed maintenance and underinvestment across most categories.
To view and download the 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure, please visit www.infrastructurereportcard.org.<< previous 1 2 3
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