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“A Stunning Link to New York’s Past Makes a Long Awaited Return”

“At Age 10, Maaret Klaber tried to find a spot alongside the Harlem River to watch a swim race around Manhattan. ‘It was weeds over my head there,’ she said on Wednesday… ‘But you could tell there was a path there.” Indeed there was. That was 20 years ago. The Path led backward and forward in time, arriving at hte same place: The High Bridge, the greatest public work in New York City’s history.”

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“Congressional, Obama Administration officials call for more money for aging bridges, roads”

“Congressional and Obama administration officials stood before the historic Memorial Bridge on Monday afternoon to make a case many have made before: The nation, they said, isn’t investing enough in itself. This time, they had a corroding symbol of American strength as the backdrop, a bridge 30 years beyond its prime with parts of two lanes closed because the steel beams underneath are too weakened by weather to withstand their weight.”

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“Pipeline that spilled oil on California Coast Badly Corroded”

A pipeline rupture that spilled an estimated 101,000 gallons of crude oil near Santa Barbara last month occurred along a badly corroded section that had worn away to a fraction of an inch in thickness, federal regulators disclosed Wednesday.

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