Tag: ASCE

It’s Time to Raise the Grade on Our Nation’s Infrastructure

By Lisa Fleming, PE The American Society of Civil Engineers recently released the 2021 Report Card for America’s infrastructure. Much like a school report card, the study outlines the condition of 17 major infrastructure categories – from aviation to wastewater – in A to F letter grade format. About the Expert: Civil Engineer Lisa Fleming,… Read More »

Infrastructure Grades Reveal Rail Improvements, Concerns about Public Transit

By Richard Kleinmann The American Society of Civil Engineers released the 2017 Report Card for America’s infrastructure earlier today. Similar to a school report card, the study outlines the condition of the nation’s bridges, water, transportation, and other infrastructure in letter grade format. As someone with a background in infrastructure management, I follow these once-every-four-years… Read More »

Building Bridges to Better Infrastructure

This week is National Infrastructure Week. The origins of the week date back to 2013, when the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) famously graded America’s infrastructure at a D+. Following that disappointing report card, a nonpartisan coalition of businesses, labor organizations, and policymakers started Infrastructure Week to raise awareness of the dangerous conditions and… Read More »