Business Insider

September 24, 2013

Michail Fragkias: Idaho faces infrastructure challenges

Idaho relies heavily on infrastructure, like water and sewage systems, roads, bridges, dams and power plants. Much of that infrastructure is aging, requiring repairs or replacement. Our infrastructure recently received a grade of C- in the 2013 "Report Card for America's Infrastructure." Why? Approximately 20 percent of bridges in Idaho are considered either structurally deficient or functionally obsolete, and 45 percent of all roads are in poor or mediocre condition.

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