Transportation for America report: 13% of Brooklyn bridges are structurally deficient

Of the 238 bridges in Brooklyn, the report found that 13 percent are structurally deficient, including the Brooklyn Bridge.

Of the 238 bridges in Brooklyn, the report found that 13 percent are structurally deficient, including the Brooklyn Bridge. (6/20/13)

BROOKLYN - Data shows that many of Brooklyn's bridges are in poor shape.

A report released by Transportation for America shows that one in nine bridges and overpasses that drivers cross daily is in poor enough condition that it could become dangerous.

Of the 238 bridges in Brooklyn, the report found that 13 percent are structurally deficient, including the Brooklyn Bridge.

New York ranks 17th in terms of most structurally deficient bridges, according to the group.

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Bridge Deficiency Report

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