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Are American Bridges Safe?

Posted by iBlog on August 9, 2007

Aug. 2, 2007 – Are America’s bridges at risk? A 2003 report from the American Society of Civil Engineers called 27 percent of American bridges “structurally deficient or functionally obsolete.” The picture in U.S. cities is worse: the report says that one in three urban bridges qualifies as “structurally deficient.” NEWSWEEK’S Kendyl Salcito talked to Edwin Rossow, professor emeritus of civil engineering at Northwestern University, about the safety of American bridges.

Read the full article on MSNBC.com


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