Each day in the 100 days leading up to Election Day, the York Daily Record and Face the Facts USA will be partnering to bring you one exhaustively researched and vetted, non-partisan fact about a major issue facing our nation.
So many spans in terrible shape
Fact:More than one in ten of America’s 605,000 bridges were classified as “structurally deficient” in 2011. 67,000 spans were restricted to light vehicles, in need of immediate repair, or outright closed. The federal government put $27.5 billion in stimulus money towards transportation infrastructure upgrades, but wait till you see how far it went… or didn’t.