America's infrastructure problem is no laughing matter, but John Oliver, host of HBO's late night series "Last Week Tonight," has managed to find the humor in the situation.

Last year, Ray LaHood, former U.S. transportation secretary and congressman noted that due to the lack of funding for repairs and upgrades, “America is a great big pothole.”

Our favorite quote from Oliver:

"[on the infrastructure report card] America got the same grade [D+] that a 10th grade teacher gives a nightmare kid so she doesn't have to deal with him for another year ..."

Watch the video (NOTE: it contains some potentially offensive adult language and content) then read more about 4 lawmakers' solutions.