Tens of Thousands of Us Bridges Are Literally Falling Apart

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Tens of thousands of US bridges are literally falling apart
Jeff Rossen and Jovanna Billington
NBC Today Show

Last September, Mike Peterson was driving airport shuttle passengers in Salt Lake City as he has been doing for about 20 years when a large chunk of concrete fell from the overpass he was driving under onto his car, crushing its hood.

The government is spending billions of dollars to fix these bridges, but analysts say the problem is so bad that at the present pace, it will take 21 years to fix every bridge.

Tens of thousands of us bridges are literally falling apart

Jeff Rossen points to decay in support of the Arlington Memorial Bridge in Washington,

D.C. Today NBC

Infraspect is a non-destructive testing company that utilizes advanced nondestructive testing and robotic technology to produce condition assessment reports in order to determine the deterioration of today’s infrastructure.

Infraspect proprietary assessment reports can detect issues before they become a danger to the public. Budgets and repairs can be made in a timely manner, keeping our infrastructure safe and budgets intact. For more information visit https://infraspect.com.

To find out which bridges in your neighborhood are structurally deficient, you can consult a full state-by-state list here.

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Infraspect is a complex bridge inspection, non-destructive testing (NDT), and robotic engineering company. Infraspect utilizes advanced non-destructive testing and robotic technology to produce condition assessment reports that determine the condition and deterioration of today’s infrastructure.

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