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US infrastructure is falling apart – here's a look at how terrible things have become

Business Insider Logo By Cadie Thompson of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 17: <p> America's infrastructure is in dire need of repairs. </p><p> According to the American Society of Civil Engineers' <a href="http://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/">2017 </a><a href="http://www.infrastructurereportcard.org/">Infrastructure Report Card</a>, which is published every four years, US infrastructure gets a D+ grade. It got the same grade in 2013. </p><p>The ASCE estimates the US needs to spend some <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/us-invest-over-4-trillion-by-2025-to-fix-infrastructure-2017-3?utm_source=msn.com&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_content=msn-slideshow&amp;utm_campaign=bodyurl">$4.5 trillion by 2025</a> to improve the state of the country's roads, bridges, dams, airports, schools, and more. </p><p>The report breaks down the state of infrastructure in 16 different categories. Here's a look at each category's final grade, according to the organization. </p>

America's infrastructure is in dire need of repairs.

According to the American Society of Civil Engineers' 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, which is published every four years, U.S. infrastructure gets a D+ grade. It got the same grade in 2013.

The ASCE estimates the U.S. needs to spend some $4.5 trillion by 2025 to improve the state of the country's roads, bridges, dams, airports, schools, and more.

The report breaks down the state of infrastructure in 16 different categories. Click ahead for a look at each category's final grade, according to the organization.

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