AISI Says Infrastructure Report Card “Illustrates Urgent Need for Robust Program”

In a media release dated March 9, The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reacted to the release of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2017 report card, which this year rates U.S. infrastructure as a “D+“ overall, and, specifically, bridges at a “C+” — taking into account investment, capacity and the need for the project to be completed.


Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of AISI, said, “The roads, highways and bridges that enable the transport of steel are suffering from a lack of investments that are threatening commerce and global economic competitiveness. The steel industry is not only a user of the highway system, but our products serve as key components in the construction of the system…”



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