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Resource ID: #18923
Subject: Bridges
Source: WFLA-TV (Tampa, Fla.)
Date: April 2, July 17, Dec. 26



WFLA-TV reports on the "premature corrosion of the Sunshine Skyway and other post-tensioned concrete bridges in Florida." The stories describe how the state Department of transportation tried to hide the flawed construction methods, and uncovers a "series of near calamities affecting several major bridges in rapid succession across the state." The coverage triggered reforms in the national bridge code.

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