U.S. Dept. of Transportation Says 61,000 Bridges Are Structurally DeficientMore than 61,000 brides across America are structurally deficient and in need of significant repair, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday.
Many US Bridges Found To Be Old, Pose Safety RisksMotorists coming off the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge into Washington are treated to a postcard-perfect view of the U.S. Capitol. The bridge itself, however, is about as ugly as it gets: The steel underpinnings have thinned since the structure was built in 1950, and the span is pocked with rust and crumbling concrete.
Tolls Go Up Across MarylandTolls have increased bridges, tunnels and other roads in Maryland.

More From CBS DC

CBSLocal App
Watch Live
Eat See Play

Listen Live