Safety of Bridges

Casey Dinges talked about the safety of America’s bridges, which recieved a “C” rating on the 2005 Report Card for… read more

Casey Dinges talked about the safety of America’s bridges, which recieved a “C” rating on the 2005 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure from the American Society of Civil Engineers. With the collapse of the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis last Wednesday, August 1, 2007, the safety of bridges across America is being called into question. Transportation Secretary Mary Peters has asked states to immediately inspect every bridge constructed in the same fashion as the collapsed span. Topics included how infrastructure maintenance is funded. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Aug 7, 2007

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  • Aug 07, 2007 | 9:16am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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