Almost half of Pa. Amtrak bridges rated as "poor"

09/20/2009 | Philadelphia Inquirer, The

Philadelphia's crumbling Amtrak bridges may need repair if a proposal for a high-speed rail route through Pennsylvania is approved. Of the 302 Amtrak bridges in the Philadelphia area, 47.4% are rated as "poor" or worse due to age and lack of maintenance. Many of Amtrak's bridges in the Philadelphia area date back more than 100 years.

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