bridges

11th Street Bridge. (Photo: District Department of Transportation)

U.S. Dept. of Transportation Says 61,000 Bridges Are Structurally Deficient

More than 61,000 brides across America are structurally deficient and in need of significant repair, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday.

04/02/2015

Motorists 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. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Many US Bridges Found To Be Old, Pose Safety Risks

Motorists 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.

09/15/2013

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Tolls Go Up Across Maryland

Tolls have increased bridges, tunnels and other roads in Maryland.

07/01/2013