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Bridge to the future

BRIDGES ARE SHOWING THEIR AGE—AND THEIR HAZARDS
Most bridges built midcentury have a 50-year design life; the Brent Spence Bridge over the Ohio River will turn 54 this year

COMMUTERS WHO CROSS THE OHIO River between Cincinnati and Covington, Ky., know to expect traffic jams on the Brent Spence Bridge. Constructed in 1963, the span was built to accommodate

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