Government

ASCE Gives Puerto Rico’s Infrastructure Near-Failing D- Grade

Humacao, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria Humacao, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria. (Carlos Giusti /AP)

Puerto Rico’s overall infrastructure is at an almost failing level, a group of engineers determined in a first-of-its-kind report unveiled Nov. 12.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 12, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

ASCE to Unveil Puerto Rico Report Card Nov. 12

Damaged roofs in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria Damaged roofs of buildings in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria, seen in November 2017. (Carlos Giusti/AP)

The American Society of Civil Engineers announced it plans to unveil a report card on Nov. 12 on the status of Puerto Rico’s infrastructure, two years after significant aspects of the island’s infrastructure were damaged severely as a result of two hurricanes.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 8, 2019
Government, Safety

Oregon’s Infrastructure Earns a C- on ASCE Report Card

Trucks on I-5 in Oregon Roads earned a C+. Interstate 5 outside Albany, Ore., by Oregon Department of Transportation.

Oregon’s infrastructure received a C- on its report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 21, 2019
Government, Business

ASCE Releases Infrastructure Grades for Iowa and California

Iowa highway sign Iowa's roads received a C+ on the infrastructure report card. (seanhobson/Flickr)

The American Society of Civil Engineers’ newly released infrastructure report cards for Iowa and California reveal the condition of those states’ underlying frameworks are just average.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
May 9, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

ASCE Pushes to Make Infrastructure Funding Congressional Priority

Infrastructure Funding Road construction to resurface parts of Interstate 65 in Shepherdsville, Ky. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

As Infrastructure Week inches nearer, the nation’s oldest engineering group is continuing its efforts to promote transportation funding legislation.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
April 23, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

ASCE Releases Report Cards for Two States, One Region in February

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Kentucky, Vermont and Northeast Ohio received infrastructure report cards from the American Society of Civil Engineers, showing grades that were at or below average.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
February 26, 2019
Government, Business

ASCE Issues Three State Infrastructure Report Cards

Atlanta's infamous Spaghetti Junction Atlanta's infamous Spaghetti Junction, which according to one study ranks as the nation's worst freight bottleneck, though Georgia's new ASCE grade improved slightly. (Richard Chambers/Wikimedia Commons)

The American Society of Civil Engineers released infrastructure report cards in January for Washington, Georgia and North Dakota.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
January 31, 2019