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Infrastructure bonanza might not head off future bridge collapses

3 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Within hours of Friday's early morning bridge collapse in Pittsburgh , Democrats were touting the recently enacted infrastructure law's billionss of dollars as the remedy for the country's decrepit infrastructure.
But lack of money isn't necessarily what's kept the bridge over Frick Park on the list of spans rated in "poor" condition since it landed there more than a decade ago. And President Joe Biden's signature infrastructure legislation offers no guarantees that states will spend their share of the law's $550 billion in new federal money on the bridges that most need help.
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