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James Corless of Transportation For America says this Virginia Bridge is among many in the region in need of serious repairs.
Rebecca Sheir
James Corless of Transportation For America says this Virginia Bridge is among many in the region in need of serious repairs.

Many of our local bridges are in major need of repair. The D.C.-based coalition, Transportation for America, recently ranked the 50 states -- and D.C. -- by the disrepair of their bridges. Rebecca Sheir heads to one of Virginia's most troubled bridges with Jeff Corless, president of Transportation for America, to find out why our bridges are crumbling, and what we can do about it.

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