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  • California Pete from NFLD
    June 26, 2012 - 12:38

    Fair !!! Just wait till it collapses with an overloaded Semi and it becomes NFG . Good luck, but that is goverment for you .

  • Johnboy
    June 25, 2012 - 17:49

    Just in case, how about sending cabinet mins across first to test them out.If the bridges are no good, Well, no big loss.

  • Bern
    June 25, 2012 - 15:29

    I have worked around bridges with contractors for years. There has been more work done the past 10 years than anytime. They cannot be done all at once, for one thing it is expensive and for another we don't have the contractor's in the province to do very many in a year. Some bridges need repairs but don't need to be replaced. One example is the gut bridge near Stephenville Crossing. The rails and the top of the bridge were in disrepair and needed to be replaced but the bridge underneath is in good shape. I am sure every road in the province would need/want to be replaced if we looked at specific inspections. Like everything else, in due time! My question is why fear monger the people in the province? Bridges are being inspected and repaired yearly.

  • JAMES
    June 25, 2012 - 13:29

    what on gods green earth is the minister of transportation smoking ? inspectors have said that bridges are in FAIR condition, not GOOD or EXCELLENT, but FAIR condition. SO WHAT IS IT ? the only thing thats in EXCELLENT condition in newfoundland/labrador is all 48 of MHA'S pension, DISGUSTING !

  • David
    June 25, 2012 - 13:17

    Regarding any bridge not located on the Avalon...who really cares? Almost no votes "out there" (as Queen Kathy herself called visiting the hinterland of Corner Brook last Friday), and fewer every day.