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Gregory F. Scott, P.E.Past ASCE Region 2 GovernorChair , 2010 ASCE PA Infrastructure Report CardASCE’S Report Card forPenn...
Why infrastructurematters.
http://www.asce.org/reportcard/Began doing Report Cards in 1998, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2009
The Keystone is CrumblingASCE 2006 Report Card forPennsylvania’s Infrastructure
ASCE 2010Report Card forPennsylvania’sInfrastructure
Bridges – National Grade C+
Bridges – National Grade C+1 in 9 of the nation’sbridges are rated asstructurally deficient,while the average age ofthe na...
Bridges – PA Grade C5,540 of the 22,669bridges in Pennsylvania(24.4%) are consideredstructurally deficient.4,370 of the 22...
Roads – National Grade D
Roads – National Grade DCurrently, 32% of the US’smajor roads are in poor ormediocre condition, costingU.S. motorists $67 ...
Roads – PA Grade D38% of Pennsylvania’s roadsare in poor or mediocrecondition
Driving on roads in need ofrepair costs Pennsylvaniamotorists $2.947 billion ayear in extra vehicle repairsand operating c...
Transit – National GradeD
Transit – National GradeD38% of Pennsylvania’s roadsare in poor or mediocrecondition
Transit – PA Grade DPennsylvania has 450,252annual unlinked passengertrips via transit systems –motor bus, heavy rail, lig...
http://www.asce.org infrastructure/report-card/economic-study
TAC Report: $3.5 billion annualfunding gapPA to spend less on highwaysthis year than in 2007Last PA gas tax increase – ...
We don’t want to see this! Or this…
But we want to see this…
Inland Waterways – National Grade D-
Inland Waterways – National Grade D-The average age of allfederally owned oroperated locks is nearly 60years
Inland Waterways – PA Grade D+The 17 locks in W.PA arerated 2.35 for acceptablereliability. The DelawareRiver Channel is t...
http://www.asce.org/Infrastructure/Failure-to-Act/Airports,-Inland-Waterways,-and-Marine-Ports
Drinking Water – National Grade D
Drinking Water – National Grade DLeaking pipes lose anestimated 7 billion gallonsof clean drinking water aday
Drinking Water – PA Grade D+PA requires $15.5 billion infunding over the next 20years to replace agingfacilities and compl...
Wastewater – National Grade D-
Wastewater – National Grade D-Aging systems dischargebillions of gallons ofuntreated wastewatereach year
Wastewater – PA Grade D-PA requires $20 billion infunding over the next 20years to replace agingfacilities and comply CSO,...
Stormwater – PA Grade D-
Stormwater – PA Grade D-Approximately 84% ofPennsylvanians rely onsurface water for theirdrinking water supply.
http://www.asce.org/Infrastructure/Failure-to-Act/Water-and-Wastewater/
http://www.pareportcard.orgThe PA Sections of ASCEMaintain a websiteWebsite includes•Introduction and links to Sections•In...
What do we donext?
PUBLIC RELATIONSLetters to the Editors•Center Daily Times•Philadelphia Inquirer•Pittsburgh Post Gazette•Pittsburgh Tribune...
•Transportation & Infrastructure Issues•Licensing / Continuing Education•Qualifications Based Selection for Engineering Se...
Questions?
ASCE's PA Report Card
ASCE's PA Report Card
ASCE's PA Report Card
ASCE's PA Report Card
ASCE's PA Report Card
ASCE's PA Report Card
ASCE's PA Report Card
ASCE's PA Report Card
ASCE's PA Report Card
ASCE's PA Report Card
ASCE's PA Report Card
ASCE's PA Report Card
ASCE's PA Report Card
ASCE's PA Report Card
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ASCE's PA Report Card

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Gregory F. Scott, P.E., M.ASCE, Past ASCE Region 2 Governor, Chair of the 2010 ASCE PA Infrastructure Report Card Committee, will utilize ASCE’s Report Card as a basis for his discussion on the condition of PA’s infrastructure.

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ASCE's PA Report Card

  1. 1. Gregory F. Scott, P.E.Past ASCE Region 2 GovernorChair , 2010 ASCE PA Infrastructure Report CardASCE’S Report Card forPennsylvania’s Infrastructure
  2. 2. Why infrastructurematters.
  3. 3. http://www.asce.org/reportcard/Began doing Report Cards in 1998, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2009
  4. 4. The Keystone is CrumblingASCE 2006 Report Card forPennsylvania’s Infrastructure
  5. 5. ASCE 2010Report Card forPennsylvania’sInfrastructure
  6. 6. Bridges – National Grade C+
  7. 7. Bridges – National Grade C+1 in 9 of the nation’sbridges are rated asstructurally deficient,while the average age ofthe nation’s 607,380bridges is currently 42years
  8. 8. Bridges – PA Grade C5,540 of the 22,669bridges in Pennsylvania(24.4%) are consideredstructurally deficient.4,370 of the 22,669bridges in Pennsylvania(19.3%) are consideredfunctionally obsolete.
  9. 9. Roads – National Grade D
  10. 10. Roads – National Grade DCurrently, 32% of the US’smajor roads are in poor ormediocre condition, costingU.S. motorists $67 billion ayear, or $324 per motorist, inadditional repairs andoperating costs.
  11. 11. Roads – PA Grade D38% of Pennsylvania’s roadsare in poor or mediocrecondition
  12. 12. Driving on roads in need ofrepair costs Pennsylvaniamotorists $2.947 billion ayear in extra vehicle repairsand operating costs – $341per motoristRoads – PA Grade D
  13. 13. Transit – National GradeD
  14. 14. Transit – National GradeD38% of Pennsylvania’s roadsare in poor or mediocrecondition
  15. 15. Transit – PA Grade DPennsylvania has 450,252annual unlinked passengertrips via transit systems –motor bus, heavy rail, lightrail, and commuter rail.
  16. 16. http://www.asce.org infrastructure/report-card/economic-study
  17. 17. TAC Report: $3.5 billion annualfunding gapPA to spend less on highwaysthis year than in 2007Last PA gas tax increase – 1997Last federal gas tax increase –1993Gas tax revenue does notincrease with gas priceFederal energy policyencourages conservationAct 44 was a two-edged sword
  18. 18. We don’t want to see this! Or this…
  19. 19. But we want to see this…
  20. 20. Inland Waterways – National Grade D-
  21. 21. Inland Waterways – National Grade D-The average age of allfederally owned oroperated locks is nearly 60years
  22. 22. Inland Waterways – PA Grade D+The 17 locks in W.PA arerated 2.35 for acceptablereliability. The DelawareRiver Channel is theshallowest on the eastcoast.
  23. 23. http://www.asce.org/Infrastructure/Failure-to-Act/Airports,-Inland-Waterways,-and-Marine-Ports
  24. 24. Drinking Water – National Grade D
  25. 25. Drinking Water – National Grade DLeaking pipes lose anestimated 7 billion gallonsof clean drinking water aday
  26. 26. Drinking Water – PA Grade D+PA requires $15.5 billion infunding over the next 20years to replace agingfacilities and comply withsafe drinking waterregulations
  27. 27. Wastewater – National Grade D-
  28. 28. Wastewater – National Grade D-Aging systems dischargebillions of gallons ofuntreated wastewatereach year
  29. 29. Wastewater – PA Grade D-PA requires $20 billion infunding over the next 20years to replace agingfacilities and comply CSO,& TMDL regulations
  30. 30. Stormwater – PA Grade D-
  31. 31. Stormwater – PA Grade D-Approximately 84% ofPennsylvanians rely onsurface water for theirdrinking water supply.
  32. 32. http://www.asce.org/Infrastructure/Failure-to-Act/Water-and-Wastewater/
  33. 33. http://www.pareportcard.orgThe PA Sections of ASCEMaintain a websiteWebsite includes•Introduction and links to Sections•Infrastructure Grades•Full Grade Reports•Behind the Grades•Additional Links
  34. 34. What do we donext?
  35. 35. PUBLIC RELATIONSLetters to the Editors•Center Daily Times•Philadelphia Inquirer•Pittsburgh Post Gazette•Pittsburgh Tribune Review•Patriot NewsOpinion-Editorials•Philadelphia Inquirer•Pittsburgh Post Gazette•Patriot NewsASCE Pennsylvania FacebookLinks to articles on InfrastructureMulti-media content
  36. 36. •Transportation & Infrastructure Issues•Licensing / Continuing Education•Qualifications Based Selection for Engineering Services•Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Education•SustainabilityASCE STATE PRIORITY ISSUES
  37. 37. Questions?

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