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The Most Dangerous Bridges in RI

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

 

One fifth of all the bridges in Rhode Island are structurally deficient, according to a GoLocalProv analysis of state data.

All told, 157 out of 763 bridges were structurally deficient as of this September, which means that they are either unsafe today or they could become a hazard at some point in the future if no action is taken to repair or rebuild them. Those that are unsafe today, about 15 of them, have closed. Another one hundred bridges are so dilapidated that weight restrictions have been imposed on them to prevent further deterioration. Helen and Tracey Minkin from GoLocalProv discuss.

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