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At our current pace it’ll take 80 years to repair all the structurally deficient bridges in the US, a report finds

At our current pace it’ll take 80 years to repair all the structurally deficient bridges in the US, a report finds

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POSTED 6:57 AM, APRIL 3, 2019
BY CNN WIRE

Officials have dubbed Monday’s bridge collapse in Tennessee a freak accident, but that might be turning a blind eye to a larger issue.

Bridges across the United States are deteriorating, and a new report estimates it will take more than 80 years to fix all of them.

More than 47,000 bridges in the United States are in crucial need of repairs, says the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, or ARTBA. The group, which advocates for investment in transportation infrastructure, analyzes data from the Federal Highway Administration and releases an annual Deficient Bridge report... FULL ARTICLE

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