NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 12, 1982
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REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(NYC) Problem of deteriorating roads, bridges and sewers in United States examined in detail. [CHILD - fears that bridge will collapse.] Av. life span of bridges and average age of United States bridges compared; number bridges in Pittsburgh noted. [Pennsylvania Trans. Secretary Thomas LARSON - thinks public forgets about such matters.] [Farmer Jim YORTY - notes road conditions.] Condition of Interstate Highway Trust Fund and roads in general described; amount of water New York City loses daily due to small leaks in water mains noted. Total minimum size of repair bill considered.
REPORTER: John Hart
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