Staten Island Live (NY): New York’s bridges would suffer under bigger trucks

Congress is mulling proposals that could dramatically increase the allowable size of trucks on the nation’s highways — a decision that would be disastrous for New York bridges.

A recent analysis by Bloomberg Government ranks New York state the eighth worst state in the nation for National Highway System (NHS) Bridges. The NHS is a network of strategic highways within the United States, including the Interstate Highway System.

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