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“It’s Jenga meets pick-up sticks, which meets slinky rubber band”

May 14, 2024
Workers clearing Key Bridge debris include members of the Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers, Navy and civilian salvagers.
Workers use different tools, from torches to weights, to break apart the parts of the collapsed Key Bridge.
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Who will pay for the Key Bridge collapse?

Apr 2, 2024
The Baltimore disaster may become the largest marine insurance loss ever. About 100 insurance companies are reportedly involved.
Roughly 100 insurance companies are involved in the Baltimore disaster, said Nadja Dreff with Morningstar.
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How one infrastructure project impacts the economy

Nov 15, 2016
Donald Trump plans to use infrastructure spending to boost jobs and the economy.
The iconic Sixth Street Bridge wasn't safe. Construction on the new bridge is expected to bring hundreds of jobs to the area.
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A bridge in the desert is washed out, and I-10 closes

Jul 21, 2015
The bridge is on a remote stretch far from any city. The truck detour can take three hours.

Deadline incentive speeds up Bay Bridge project

Jul 5, 2013
To speed things up, officials offered contractors a $20 million incentive if they finished on time.

Why don't we fix our crumbling bridges?

May 24, 2013
Nearly 70,000 bridges across the U.S. are in need of some serious repairs but the political will, and the money, just aren't there.