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Disasters waiting to happen: 5 major infrastructure projects in need of repair

There’s nothing quite like an infrastructure disaster to get the American public’s attention, whether it is the discovery of a drinking water system with dangerous levels of lead in Flint, Michigan, or a near-catastrophic dam failure in Oroville, California. In fact, immediately after such an event, views on the American Society of Civil Engineers’ infrastructure report card website increase as the public tries to put such failures into context, said Emily Feenstra, ASCE managing director of government relations and infrastructure initiatives.