California’s Infrastructure receives C- in latest report card

Posted at 9:50 PM, May 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-14 00:32:40-04

The overall infrastructure in the state of California received a grade of C-, according to a recent report.

The report from the American Society of Civil Engineers gave the state grades ranging from C+ to D- for infrastructure issues such as the state of roads, buildings, public parks and dams.

Infrastructure receiving C grades were defined as being mediocre and requiring attention while D grades were listed as being poor and at-risk.

California’s scores for each category in the report are listed below.

C+: Aviation, Ports, Wastewater

C: Rail, Drinking Water, Schools

C-: Dams, Bridges, Solid Waste, Hazardous Waste, Transit

D+: Public Parks, Stormwater

D: Roads, Inland Waterways, Levees

D-: Energy

The American Society of Civil Engineers indicated that California needs to increase state and local funding and raise awareness about the need for these improvements.

You can view the full state report here, including other state reports.