"In the wake of the recent disaster in Minneapolis, many Americans are asking themselves how safe their local bridges are. And, for the mountain communities, bridges provide a vital link to the valleys and surrounding area.
RIMOFTHEWORLD.net obtained a copy of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) 2006 National Bridge Inspection Program Report on 1,738 bridges in the mountain communities and surrounding valley and high desert areas. Of these bridges, 127 were found to be structurally deficient" by officials.
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