Low marks for state’s infrastructure

This week’s story is about the state’s inability to maintain roads, bridges and waterways.

The state’s infrastructure earned failing grades in a report issued last week by the Illinois chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

If the situation does not improve, civil engineers say, drivers may see more potholes on roads and highways, train travelers may experience more delays while waiting for tracks to clear and farmers may lose as much as $500 per hour while locks close and reopen in the state’s waterways.

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