infrastructure http://kbia.org en McCaskill criticizes Missouri lawmakers for failing to pass a transportation bill http://kbia.org/post/mccaskill-criticizes-missouri-lawmakers-failing-pass-transportation-bill <p></p><p>U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) Tuesday criticized state lawmakers for failing to pass a transportation bill, while previewing federal legislation to improve the nation’s infrastructure. KSMU’s Scott Harvey has details.</p><p>McCaskill said the U.S. transportation system is deteriorating, especially in Missouri, calling the state’s $600 million construction budget to oversee 33,000 miles of roadways a “recipe for disaster.”</p> Wed, 03 Jul 2013 13:14:26 +0000 Scott Harvey 36418 at http://kbia.org McCaskill criticizes Missouri lawmakers for failing to pass a transportation bill Why Missouri's infrastructure gets poor grades http://kbia.org/post/why-missouris-infrastructure-gets-poor-grades <p></p><p><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Watch the show and join the conversation on the&nbsp;<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 22:51:42 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 35624 at http://kbia.org Why Missouri's infrastructure gets poor grades Engineers give Missouri infrastructure a C- http://kbia.org/post/engineers-give-missouri-infrastructure-c <p></p><p>Civil engineers say Missouri's infrastructure gets only a C-minus.</p><p>The regional chapters of the American Society of Civil Engineers released the letter grade Wednesday. It is part of a report card that evaluated the state's aviation, bridges, dams, drinking water, energy, inland waterways, levees, railroads, roads, schools and wastewater. Each sub-category also received a grade. Wed, 22 May 2013 22:01:14 +0000 Associated Press 34201 at http://kbia.org Engineers give Missouri infrastructure a C-