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The Pride of an Industrial Town

Cline Avenue and its bridge once cut across and over steel mills and refineries in East Chicago, Indiana. Inspectors found it was structurally unsound and the state didn't feel it warranted repair. (Photo by Shawn Allee)

The US government estimates about twelve percent of the country’s bridges are in dire need of repair. Those are hazards, of course, but for towns that pride themselves on their industrial might … a crumbling bridge is a concrete and steel embarrassment. Shawn Allee found one town that needs to remove a bridge but thinks maybe that’s for the best:

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Producer: Shawn Allee
Release Date: June 2, 2010
Running Time: 3:25

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