How Safe Are Your State's Bridges?

Numbers can never match the horror of Wednesday's Minnesota highway collapse, but the statistics on deficient bridges are staggering. Thirteen percent of bridges in the United States share the same "structurally deficient" rating as the bridge that collapsed in Minneapolis, including 30 percent of bridges in Oklahoma, 26 percent in Rhode Island, and 25 percent in Pennsylvania. It could not immediately be determined how many bridges are currently closed across the country as unsafe, and the...Full Story
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