Robert Bea

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

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Robert Bea on KCRW

Out of California’s 23,025 bridges, 6.708 were considered “structurally deficient” or “functionally obsolete” as of last year. Tonight, we’ll ask what that means.

Can California Bridges Hold Up to Inspection?

Out of California’s 23,025 bridges, 6.708 were considered “structurally deficient” or “functionally obsolete” as of last year. Tonight, we’ll ask what that means.

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