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David Westerling and Steve Poftak

A legacy of neglect

The Longfellow Bridge is symptomatic of the state's maintenance problems. The Longfellow Bridge is symptomatic of the state's maintenance problems. (George Rizer/Globe Staff-file)
By David Westerling and Steve Poftak
July 31, 2007

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ONE HUNDRED years ago today, more than 100,000 people attended the grand opening of what is now the Longfellow Bridge, which connects Boston and Cambridge. A century later, there is little to celebrate, as this grand structure has become a symbol of Massachusetts's failure to maintain the $25 billion worth of its infrastructure assets. (Full article: 674 words)

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