Highway bridges are crumbling around us

Third Street Bridge in Dayton. (WDTN Photo/Chris Smith)

As millions of Americans head out for Memorial Day trips, thousands of highway bridges across the USA are in dire need of repairs, some crumbling so badly they’re deemed deficient. But repairs and replacements will cost over $70 billion, and lawmakers are struggling to find new sources of funding as the federal gas tax isn’t sufficient.

Here is an interactive map where can the condition of bridges in your area.  

You can also take the poll below to let us know if you worry about the bridges as you drive to wherever your spending the holiday weekend.

 

 

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