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Special Series: Bridges & Roads

If you drive to work, chances are you cross a bridge to get there. Massachusetts has thousands of them and many are in trouble.

They're a critical part of the state's crumbling transportation infrastructure and in need of work. But a recent report puts Massachusetts' transportation funding gap at a billion dollars a year.

Today, we launch a closer look at the impact of that shortfall. Today, in the first part of our series, WBUR's Meghna Chakrabarti reports on one case in point: the Longfellow Bridge.

This series is produced by WBUR's Claudine Ebeid, with web production assistance from WBUR's Ken George and Will Smith.

Send a photograph of troubled bridges or roads in your neck of the woods along with a location and we will include it on our map.

E-mail: wburnewmedia@yahoo.com

This program aired on May 21, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.

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Meghna Chakrabarti is the host of On Point.

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