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September 17, 2014, 4:36 am
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Civil Engineers Echo Infrastructure Concerns

An association of civil engineers says Illinois has made some modest improvements in taking care of its infrastructure… but not nearly enough. 


The group has delivered an updated report card on the condition of all aspects of the state’s infrastructure.  The overall grade of “C-minus” is a slight improvement from the last one in 2010… bolstered by improvements in airports and bridges. 


But the group finds road conditions only warrant a “D-plus,” and inland waterways used to move goods get a “D-minus.” And the group says sustainable long-term funding is needed to keep pace with needed repairs and upgrades.  The study comes out a day after a coalition of business and labor groups raised similar concerns... and issued its own call for a long-term funding plan for Illinois infrastructure.

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