Thousands of US bridges vulnerable to collapse

Posted by on June 24, 2013 in Trailer Repair | 0 comments

Thousands of US bridges vulnerable to collapse
Public officials have focused in recent years on the desperate need for money to repair thousands of bridges deemed structurally deficient, which typically means a major portion of the bridge is in poor condition or worse. But the bridge that collapsed …
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1 in 12 Chicago area bridges deficient
Structural deficiencies are more likely to spur repairs and closings than being labeled functionally obsolete. IDOT spokeswoman Jae Miller said about 260 bridges in Illinois are similar to the one that collapsed in Washington after a tractor-trailer …
Read more on Chicago Daily Herald

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