bridges http://kmuw.org en Some Rural Bridges May Not Avoid Collapse http://kmuw.org/post/some-rural-bridges-may-not-avoid-collapse <p>Kansas may have more problem bridges than states like California and Illinois, but state engineers say that doesn't tell the whole story.</p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 12:21:17 +0000 Associated Press 23489 at http://kmuw.org Kansas Gets C- For Infrastructure http://kmuw.org/post/kansas-gets-c-infrastructure <p>Civil engineers have given Kansas' infrastructure an overall C-minus grade.<br><br>The regional chapters of the American Society of Civil Engineers released their report card Wednesday.<br><br>It's an evaluation of the state's aviation, bridges, roads, dams, drinking water, energy, levees, railroads and schools.<br><br>The engineers found the most faults with the state's bridges and dams, rating them a D-minus. They say Kansas has nearly 3,000 structurally deficient bridges.<br><br>They awarded the highest grades for the state's roads and schools; both got a C-plus.<br> Wed, 22 May 2013 13:47:09 +0000 Associated Press 17627 at http://kmuw.org