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Author Gitlin, Marty, author.

Title Infrastructure of America's bridges / by Marty Gitlin.

Publication Info. Hallandale, FL : Mitchell Lane Publishers, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 624.2097 GIT    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction.
Description 47 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
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Series America's infrastructure
America's infrastructure.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Verrazano-Narrows Bridge -- Golden Gate Bridge -- Yankee Doodle Bridge -- Skagit River Bridge -- Arlington Memorial Bridge -- Storrow Drive Tunnel -- Centennial Bridge -- Greensboro Bridge.
Audience Ages 9-13.
Summary They hover over rivers and lakes and valleys and railroad tracks and even parts of oceans. They can be beautiful and they can be ugly. But most of all, they need to be safe. They are the bridges of the United States. And more than 50,000 of them are in poor condition. Read all about American bridges in need of repair in this book. Learn about the ones that have collapsed and the ones that remain open despite remaining in bad shape. The interesting stories here gives readers a tour of bridges both famous and obscure around the United States.
Subject Bridges -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Bridges -- United States -- Safety measures -- Juvenile literature.
Bridges -- United States.
ISBN 9781680201406 (library bound)
1680201409 (library bound)

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