Top Aging Bridges in America: Near You? : Discovery News

The Washington state bridge collapse was a reminder to U.S. drivers about the dangers posed by our nation’s aging infrastructure.

The United States currently has the largest road network of any country on Earth, with more than 4 million miles of roads and streets. Although the construction of this elaborate highway system is certainly a national accomplishment, maintaining an aging transportation network is a challenge in which we’ve fallen short, as a bridge collapse last week loudly reminded the nation.

via Top Aging Bridges in America: Near You? : Discovery News.

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