August 18, 2015 – One month ago, an elevated section of Interstate 10 collapsed amid heavy rains in the California desert, injuring one driver, stranding many others and halting travel for thousands by cutting off both directions of the main corridor between Southern California and Arizona. Did you ever wonder how many more bridges out there are in line to fail? There are more than 215 million daily crossings on 61,064 U.S. structurally deficient bridges in need of repair. To see an illustrated list prepared by ARTBA, go here.
Bridges of Doom
- Written by Mark Kuhar