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Bridge Report Card

(Tower Bridge in Sacramento)
So our bridges are pretty much ok, reports the Daily News. "None of the 11 Southern California bridges need closing, officials said based on emergency inspections completed in the wake of last week's tragedy in Minneapolis."

But there's work still to be done: "The 60 bridges inspected since Thursday are among 2,994 in the state that federal officials have found to be 'structurally deficient,' meaning in need of major maintenance, rebuilding or replacing. Caltrans officials have emphasized that "structurally deficient" does not mean unsafe for vehicular traffic," reports the paper. Ok, but what happened here?
· State's bridges get OK after emergency inspection [Daily News]
· Highway Reopens In Oroville After Bridge Collapse [CBS2]