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ID:

296

Date:

2008-01-30

Headline:

Late bridge inspections put public at risk

Reporter's name:

Bill Dedman

Delay/denial:

Yes

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

MSNBC

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Federal data shows 17,000 bridges were not inspected within the last two years, MSNBC reports using National Bridge Inventory data to create a searchable database that allows users to view bridge inspection histories for any bridge along a specified route & contact bridge inspection authorities.

Notes:

MSNBC created an interactive service based on the National Bridge Inventory to allow users to view bridge inspection histories for bridges along a specified route.

Keywords:

critical infrastructure, bridges, public safety, National Bridge Inventory, inspection, transportation

URL:

http://bridges.msnbc.com


Agencies:

DOT
GAO

States:

US

Categories:

transportation


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