Caltrans crews examined the Interstate 80 overpass at Reed Avenue on Tuesday, a day after a CBS13 photographer witnessed concrete fall from it, narrowly missing cars. Caltrans says it’s a maintenance issue, not a structural one since it came off the railing, but there are about five-dozen other bridges in the area that do have structural problems.
Chances are if you drive on Interstate 80, you’ve seen some of California’s roads in need of repair. The state says there’s a nearly $60 billion backlog of maintenance and repairs on the California’s roads.
A private engineering company surveyed current road conditions in the city, and the results are close to failing. The pavement condition index rating come back as a 67, which is a D.
Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.