Texas' Bridges Aren't Bad, But Roads and Other Infrastructure Need Serious Work, Engineers Say

AUSTIN — When it comes to the state's bridges, roads and other infrastructure, Texas has work to do, according to a national engineering group.The American Society of Civil Engineers gave Texas a C-minus in their 2017 report card released Thursday, noting that Hurricane Harvey serves as a reminder of the value of infrastructure.“Life grinds to a halt when our bridges, wastewater treatment plants, and utility lines are out of service,” Travis Attanasio, the vice president for professional affairs for the Texas section said in a news release. “As we rebuild, we have an opportunity to modernize our infrastructure so that it is better equipped for our growing population, and more resilient to weather events.”  Continue reading...

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