A portion of the I-10 freeway in California. Though the Sunday bridge collapse occurred on a remote stretch of the interstate, the structure is a key pathway for the movement of goods.

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.
Posted In: bridge, southern California, collapse

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.
Posted In: california, San Francisco, bridge, Oakland

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.
Posted In: bridge, infrastructure, decision