TRIP says Missouri Rural Bridges are Deficient
As published in the CNR St. Louis - Construction News & Review:
TRIP, a national non-profit transportation research group based in Washington, D.C. has reported that as of 2010, 18 percent of Missouri's rural bridges were rated as structurally deficient, the seventh highest percentage in the nation. An additional 11 percent of the state's rural bridges were functionally obsolete. In 2008, 20 percent of the state's major rural roads were rated in poor condition, the twelfth highest percentage in the nation. An additional 61 percent of Missouri's major rural roads were rated in mediocre or fair condition.
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