Thursday, June 20, 2013

Structurally deficit bridges in MA


A national report released today shows Massachusetts is faring better than average in regard to condition of its bridges, but its aging bridges will continue to be problematic if more funding is not secured. 
Almost 10 percent of Massachusetts bridges are classified as structurally deficient, better than the national average of 11 percent, according to the report by Transportation for America. 
“We’ve chipped away at that list of bridges that need repair,” said John Walkey, Massachusetts state director of Transportation for America and field director for Transportation for Massachusetts

Read more: http://www.metrowestdailynews.com/news/x296712996/New-report-looks-at-structurally-deficient-bridges#ixzz2WkaCcavs

You can go directly to the new webpage that has an interactive map showing the location of the bridges
http://t4america.org/resources/bridges/