The latest issue of our Infrastructure Finance Report, highlighting trends in the United States infrastructure market, is now available.
Highlights from this report include:
- The 2017 ASCE Report was recently released and confirmed the U.S again earned a D+ grade - supporting that the US is in dire need of infrastructure improvements.
- Hazardous waste is a more serious infrastructure risk than people realize with over half of the American population living within three miles of a hazardous waste site.
- To stay competitive in the global market, US ports need to spend $150+ billion from 2016-2020 and there is a growing need to upgrade the connections between ports to improve transportation of imported goods.
- Schools are in dire need of funding to maintain their buildings and infrastructure - with an estimated annual gap of $38 billion.
- Privately owned rail infrastructure continues to grow each year, as aging passenger rails don't have sufficient funding which is causing major issues.
- The first few months of Trump's presidency have not lived up to what he has promised on the infrastructure front.
- Ohio State University is a leading example of outside the box thinking to manage and leverage its existing infrastructure.