Report card for America’s infrastructure to be unveiled next week

Written by David C. Lester, Managing Editor
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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) will unveil its 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure next Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 10 a.m. ET through a virtual news conference.

The quadrennial assessment of the nation’s infrastructure analyzes 17 infrastructure categories pertinent to all Americans: aviation, bridges, dams, drinking water, energy, hazardous waste, inland waterways, levees, parks and recreation, ports, rail, roads, schools, solid waste, stormwater, transit, and wastewater.

WHAT: Media briefing to reveal ASCE’s 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure

WHEN: Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. ET

WHERE: Join the virtual event via this link

WHO: Representatives from the American Society of Civil Engineers

The event is open to the media and will allow time for questions. Recording of the event is permitted. ASCE can also provide additional b-roll upon request.

Media interested in joining or covering the report should contact Kevin Longley at (202) 701-8768, [email protected] and Becky Hoffman at (248) 763-7665, [email protected].

Media are also welcomed to join ASCE’s Solutions Summit on Wednesday, March 3 at 11 a.m. ET. This separate event will include spotlights on various infrastructure topics – energy, dams and levees, transportation, water, and inland waterways and ports. The event will feature notable speakers such as Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), and Representative Garret Graves (R-LA), among others.

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