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Temporary Fix Planned For Fallen Washington Bridge

AP | MIKE BAKER and MANUEL VALDES | Posted 05.26.2013 | Crime

SEATTLE -- Plans are underway to construct a pair of temporary steel bridges across the Skagit River in northern Washington state where a highway span...

Thousands Of Bridges At Risk Of Freak Collapse

AP | MIKE BAKER and JOAN LOWY | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE — Thousands of bridges around the U.S. may be one freak accident or mistake away from collapse, even if the spans are deemed structurall...

No Quick Bridge Fix Ahead Of Holiday Weekend

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

SEATTLE — The chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board said Saturday the bridge collapse in Washington state is a wake-up call for t...

U.S. Infrastructure Down In World Rankings Since '08

Lucia Graves | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

The United States' global rank in infrastructure has dropped off considerably from where it was four years ago, both in absolute and relative terms, a...