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ASCE: ASCE’s Infrastructure Report Card Gives Nation a D, Estimates Cost at $2.2 Trillion

projected cost of repairing the nation’s infrastructure has grown to a daunting $2.2 trillion over the next five years.

The largest estimated deficits in the assessment’s 15 categories are in the roads and bridges segments, which face a gap totaling $548.5 billion; mass transit, which faces a gap of $189.5 billion; and drinking water and wastewater, which face a shortfall of $107 billion.

The smallest estimated deficits among the categories are those for schools ($9.6 billion), rail ($19 billion), and inland waterways ($20.5 billion).

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