Calif. lawmaker seeks congressional hearing on bridge safety

05/30/2013 | Hill, The

Rep. Janice Hahn, D-Calif., is requesting that the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee must consider holding a hearing about bridge safety. "I believe that we need to examine our nation’s investment in bridges," Hahn wrote in reference to the collapsed Interstate 5 bridge on the Skagit River in Washington state. "Does [the Moving Ahead for Progress in 21st Century bill] direct bridge funding in the best manner to fix the bridges that need it the most? Or do we need targeted investment?," Hahn wrote. "By holding a hearing focusing on the state of our nation’s bridges, we can begin to address the problem."

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