From the roads and bridges we drive on, to the water we drink, the wastewater we flush, and the levees protecting our homes from flooding, infrastructure is a vital part of every Mississippian’s everyday life. It not only powers our homes when we flip a light switch, but it powers our economy taking goods from our ports and transporting them via rails and roads to our grocery store shelves. Mississippi’s transportation infrastructure ensures we can move between our homes, workplaces, and schools and that emergency services can respond quickly in times of need. Our infrastructure systems play a critical role in the State’s economic prosperity and help preserve – and can enhance – quality of life for all Mississippians. While many Mississippians might not think about infrastructure every day, Mississippi’s civil engineers do! We work hard to build and maintain our infrastructure systems for the public’s health, safety, and welfare. This presentation, which occurs on September 17, 2020 at 12:00 pm (CT), will reveal the grades from the 2020 Report Card for Mississippi’s Infrastructure, highlight solutions to raise the grade, and inform listeners on the various ways they can get involved to improve our infrastructure.