By MBTA - on
Friday, April 08, 2011
For Immediate Release
Contact: Maria Fuentes, 207-622-0526
REPORT: MAINE LAGS IN ADDRESSING AGING BRIDGES
Transportation leaders say lack of funding threatens safety, connectivity and costs Mainers money in car repairs
Maine has significantly more than the national average of deficient bridges, according to a new report released by Transportation for America. The report shows that more than 15.4 percent of the state’s bridges are deficient and in need of reconstruction or rehabilitation. The national average is 11.5 percent, according to the report.
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