The American Society of Civil Engineers have just issued a report on the status of Missouri bridges and the grade isn't good. They estimate that nearly 1 out of every 10 Missouri bridges can no longer be expected to carry the originally intended load.

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The American Society of Civil Engineers report card for Missouri infrastructure is now viewable online. The overall grade for bridges, airports, dams and other infrastructure elements is a concerning C-. It's the area concerning bridges that includes an estimation that almost 1 in 10 Missouri bridges are no longer sufficient:

Almost 9% of Missouri’s bridges are in poor condition and considered structurally deficient.

It's not just bridges that are a problem though according to the report. Dams in Missouri are also an issue as their report card says "Missouri has 1463 high hazard potential dams."

KMBC 9 shared a video report on the state of Missouri's bridges and their need for repair.

Missouri is not alone in this infrastructure struggle as Illinois was also given a C- by the American Society of Civil Engineers. The overall structure of bridges and roads across America gravitated toward that same C grade.

You can see the American Society of Civil Engineers complete report for Missouri, Illinois and the rest of America on their official report website.

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