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June 20, 2013

Report: 67,000 U.S. bridges 'structurally deficient'

Nearly 8,000 bridges are both structurally deficient and “fracture critical,” meaning they are designed with no redundancy in their key structural components, so that if one fails the bridge could collapse.


January 23, 2013

Wash. senators sponsor bill to stop light rail

It would prevent the Columbia River Crossing project from going forward if it includes a light rail component. The state has yet to come up with the funds for light rail operation and maintenance.


July 25, 2012

TriMet to receive 64 girders for light rail project

Will support the Portland-Milwaukie light rail transit project’s harbor structure decking that will carry the light rail over and under several roadways in South Waterfront.


June 4, 2012

N.Y. MTA bridges home to new falcon chicks

Urban falcons like to nest atop bridges, church steeples and high-rise buildings because they provide an excellent vantage point for hunting prey, including pigeons and small birds.


October 20, 2011

T4America releases bridge study

In Los Angeles, for example, an average 396 drivers cross a deficient bridge every second, the study found. "The Fix We're In For: The State of Our Nation's Busiest Bridges," ranks 102 metro areas in three population categories based on the percentage of deficient bridges.


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