Where are the unsafe bridges?

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    Can anyone give me a link to the location of the unsafe bridges Obama is talking about. I heard someone say Obama isn't telling but I thought I saw someone else say it is known.

    But I'm not sure what thread that is in.

    Appreciate the help. Thanks.
     
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    Where are the unsafe bridges?

    Oh jeez! Do you even have a driver's license. You must live in some flat place like Florida or somethin'.
     
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    Thank you Lieutenant Non Sequitur.
     
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    Transportation for America.
     
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    That's an interesting app. Thanks.



    2 structurally deficient bridges over creeks near me.
     
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    Look our bridges are inspected every year--by professional people for safety concerns. If a bridge is unsafe--we re-route traffic--and FIX it.

    Obama didn't know what he was doing--so he did a carbon copy of FDR. In the 1930's when we actually needed roads and bridges--today we have super highways that criss-cross this nation--if we needed a bridge we built it. What took thousands of men with shovels in the 1930's can now be done with a couple of heavy equipment operators. And what was a labor force of primarily men in the 1930's now consists of 1/2 women who typically don't do road and bridge work.

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    Geez...what utopian world you been livin in?
     
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    We've had one in the Bay Area since the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake. Instead of replacing the eastern span of the Bay Bridge quickly, local politicians argued about the design for years while community groups lobbied to have it "moved" because the old location was "racist".

    22 years later, people are still driving across the obsolete "dangerous" bridge.

    Thanks Government!
     

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