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Hawai‘i Infrastructure Receives D+ Grade from Civil Engineers

The inaugural Report Card for Hawai‘i’s Infrastructure was released by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Hawai‘i Section, giving 11 categories of infrastructure an overall grade of a “D+.”

Northeast Ohio Infrastructure Receives D+ Grade from Civil Engineers

The Cleveland Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its 2019 Report Card for Northeast Ohio’s Infrastructure, grading seven categories of the region’s infrastructure, resulting in an overall grade point average of “D+.”

North Dakota infrastructure earns overall grade of “C” from ASCE

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) North Dakota Section released the inaugural Report Card for North Dakota’s Infrastructure, giving eight categories of infrastructure an overall grade of a “C.”

Washington infrastructure earns overall GPA of ‘C’ from ASCE

The Inland Empire, Seattle and Tacoma-Olympia Sections of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the 2019 Washington Infrastructure Report Card, giving nine categories of infrastructure an overall grade of “C,” which is the same grade Washington State (State) received in 2013.

Stronger than Roman roads

Geosynthetic interlayers can improve the tensile strength and modulus of elasticity of pavements for longer-lasting roads. Interlayer technology helps arrest reflective cracking for longer-lasting pavements. We...

Michigan creates two councils to improve state’s infrastructure

Michigan is first in the nation to implement a coordinated effort to better manage the state’s drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, transportation, and private utilities under legislation signed July 2 by Gov. Rick Snyder.

UMaine to form Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center

The U.S. Department of Transportation selected the University of Maine (UMaine) to lead creation of a highly competitive University Transportation Center (UTC) called the Transportation Infrastructure Durability Center.

Pennsylvania increases funding municipal road projects

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced the distribution of nearly $489 million in 2018 liquid fuels payments to municipalities through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to help them maintain local roads and bridges.

Illinois civil engineers grade state’s infrastructure a C-

The Illinois Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the 2018 Report Card for Illinois’ Infrastructure, giving 10 categories of infrastructure an overall grade of C-.
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