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Types of Infrastructure in Urban and Rural Areas

By: Haseeb Jamal / On: May 01, 2017 / Types of
Roads - Types of Infrastructure
 
 

Transportation

  • Ground transportation (roads, bridges, tunnels, railroads) 

  • Air transportation (airports, heliports, ground facilities, air-traffic control) 

  • Waterways and ports (inland waterways, shipping channels, terminals, dry docks, sea ports) 

  • Intermodal facilities (rail/airport terminals, truck/rail/port terminals) 

  • Mass transit (subways, bus transit, light rail, monorails, platforms/ stations)
  • Pipelines (natural gas, crude oil)

Water and Waste water

  • Water supply (pumping stations, treatment plants, main water lines, wells, mechanical/electric equipment) 

  • Structures (dams, diversion, levees, tunnels, aqueducts) 

  • Agricultural water distribution (canals, rivers, weir, gates, dikes) 

  • Sewers (main sewer lines, septic tanks, treatment plants, storm water drains) 

  • Storm water drainage (roadside gutters and ditches, streams, levees) 


Waste Management

  • Solid waste (transport, landfills, treatment plants, recycling facilities)

  • Hazardous waste (transport, storage facilities, treatment plants, security)
  • Nuclear waste (transport, storage facilities, security)

Energy production and distribution

  • Fossil fuel-based electric power production (gas-,oil and coal-fueled power generation) 

  • Electric power distribution grid networks (high-voltage power- transmission lines, substations, distribution systems, energy-control centers, service and maintenance facilities) 

  • Gas pipelines (gas production, pipeline, computer stations and control centers, storage tanks, service and maintenance facilities) 

  • Petroleum/oil production (pumping stations, oil/gas separation plants, roads) 

  • Petroleum/oil distribution (marine and ground tanker terminals, pipelines, pumping stations, maintenance facilities, storage tanks) 

  • Nuclear power stations (nuclear reactors, power-generation stations, nuclear-waste disposal facilities, emergency equipment and facilities) 

  • Renewable energy and non-fossil fuels (infrastructure for solar power, wind power, hydro-electric power, biofuels)

Buildings

  • Public buildings (schools, hospitals, government offices, police stations, fire stations, postal offices, prison systems, parking structures) 

  • Other buildings and structures—public/residential/commercial/offices (public housing, structures, utilities, swimming pools, security, ground access, parking) Multipurpose and sports complexes (coliseums, amphitheaters, convention centers) 

  • Housing facilities (public, private) 

  • Industrial, manufacturing/warehouse, and supply chain facilities (private)

Recreation facilities

  • Parks and playgrounds (roads, parking areas, recreational facilities, office buildings, restrooms, ornamental fountains, swimming pools, picnic areas)
  • Lake and water sports (roads, parking areas, picnic areas, marinas) 

  • Theme parks/casinos (access roads, buildings, restaurants, security facilities, structures) Hospitals and public health facilities (public, private) 


Communication

 

Comments

vermaruby38 Aug 22, 2019

Gas pipelines (gas production, pipeline, computer stations and control centers, storage tanks, service and maintenance facilities) happy wheels!

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