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June 6, 2014

Gov. calls tilting bridge ‘unbelievable'

  • One of the concrete barriers separating lanes on the Delaware bridge popped up 18 inches higher than the other.
    Associated Press

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    The federal government authorized an initial $2 million for repairs and pledged to pick up 90 percent of the total tab because the bridge is part of an interstate. The total cost of repairs is not yet known.

    WILMINGTON, Del. — Delaware's transportation secretary ordered immediate inspections of major bridges in the state on Thursday to see if they might have any problems similar to an interstate bypass that had to close in Wilmington.

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