18,000 City Bridges Structurally Deficient

A new report shows that more than 18,000 of the nation’s busiest bridges clustered in the nation’s metro areas are rated as “structurally deficient.” Overall, there are some 70,000 structurally deficient bridges, but those in the metro areas carry 75 percent of the traffic that must cross a deficient bridge each day, according to the report from Transportation for America.

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Richard Walker is the director of the Living New Deal.

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