White House report grades Pennsylvania infrastructure C-

A White House report rates Pennsylvania’s infrastructure at a C- after decades of “systemic” underfunding.

The analysis concludes that “historic” levels of investment via the American Jobs Plan will fix the state’s more than 3,300 deficient bridges and 7,500 miles of crumbling roads that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation lacks resources to address.

PennDOT’s funding woes remain a perennial problem for the General Assembly as it strategizes ways to close the agency’s $9.3 billion budget gap that don’t involving tolling bridges, as proposed by the Pathways Major Bridge P3 Initiative. Without any action, PennDOT’s shortfall will nearly double over the
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