More funding needed for bridge repairs

The Advertiser-Tribune Friday November 15, 2013 Ohioans should be able to take it for granted the highway bridges they travel are safe. Like so much of the nation’s infrastructure, a substantial investment will be necessary to ensure that is so. Analysts say about 5,700 of the 44,000 highway bridges in Ohio are either structurally deficient or functionally...

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State plans to spend $120 million to repair, replace 200 bridges

The Columbus Dispatch Friday November 1, 2013 by Rick Rouan   The Ohio Department of Transportation will use $120 million that normally would go to state road projects to pay for repairs to 220 bridges over the next three years. State leaders said yesterday that $600 million in savings at ODOT over the past two years and a $71 million federal infusion helped make...

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