Bridge problems: Pennsylvania bridges in need of repair

    Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officials are predicting an $8.7 billion price tag to repair the state’s thousands of bridges, but all of the funds needed may not be available, according to a report from the Associated Press.

    According to the report, more and more bridges are deteriorating in Pennsylvania.

    The future budget for repairs is expected to be nearly $600 million each year without any new funding, according to the AP.

    The PennDOT Deputy Secretary for Highway Administration tells the AP the number of deficient brieges across the state will rise without any new funding.

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