$3M Sewer Project On Tap For Pottstown

POTTSTOWN — A multi-year sewer pipe replacement program estimated to cost just shy of $3 million is being planned by the Pottstown Borough Authority.

The news come at the same time as the release of a new report his month by the American Society of Civil Engineers, which gives the nation a D+ grade for the state of our infrastructure.

While that might sound bad, it is actually the first time since the reports began to be issued in 1998, that the nation’s grade has actually improved.

The Report Card concludes that to raise the grades and get America’s infrastructure at an acceptable level, a total investment of $3.6 trillion is needed by 2020 across all 16 sectors highlighted in the report, including roads, bridges, rail, dams, water and sewer infrastructure.

Read more:  http://www.pottsmerc.com/article/20130323/NEWS01/130329807/-3m-sewer-project-on-tap-for-pottstown#full_story

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