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Washington Bridge To Undergo A Years-Long Rebuild: Report

Posted on AllSides March 14th, 2024
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RHODE ISLAND — Washington Bridge — which has been out of service since it abruptly closed in December following a "critical failure" — will have to be rebuilt, officials are reportedly set to announce Thursday. Governor Dan McKee and R.I. Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti are expected to share the news in an afternoon news conference, according to WPRI. Construction could take two years and cost as much as $300 million, the outlet reported, citing sources. The bridge's fatal flaws might have existed for an extended period before its...

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