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AAA: Wake County Has 6 Of 20 Substandard Bridges In State

Posted February 19, 2004 12:16 p.m. EST

— A new list of the state's worst bridges is out and six of the top 20 are in Wake County, according to

AAA Carolinas

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  • 2. The Glen Eden Drive bridge over Interstate 440
  • 4. The Interstate 440 bridge over Hillsborough Street
  • 9. The U.S. 70 bridge over Peace Street
  • 13. The State Road 1002 bridge over Pullen Road
  • 15. The U.S. 401 bridge over Crabtree Creek
  • 20. The U.S. 70 bridge over Wade Avenue
  • Cumberland County has two bridges in the top 20 -- N.C. 24 over Cross Creek and State Road 1400 over Bones Creek.

    For the third year in a row, the Interstate 40 Business bridge in Forsyth County that passes over Liberty Street ranks as the state's worst substandard bridge, according to AAA Carolinas eighth annual survey.