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The Cracks in Trump's Infrastructure Plan

Feb 14, 2018 | 20:39 GMT
One group says that there are now nearly 56,000 bridges nationwide that are structurally deficient.

The Manhattan Bridge rises from a park in Brooklyn in New York City. A report from the American Road and Transportation Builders Association notes that there are now nearly 56,000 bridges nationwide that are structurally deficient. The report revealed that over one in four bridges (173,919) are at least 50 years old and have never had major reconstruction work.

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