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Engineers Give Very Low Grade to Bay Area Roads

July 29, 2011 | 10:43 am

Engineers Give Very Low Grade to Bay Area Roads

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Civil engineers have looked at crucial parts of the Bay Area’s infrastructure, and they don’t particularly like what they see. The American Society of Civil Engineers’ report card (.pdf), released Thursday, gave the region a C overall. But three categories of infrastructure –- roadways, goods movement and flood control — scored only a D+. The […]

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October 12, 2010 | 1:10 pm

The Way to San Jose…

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…is marred with potholes, apparently. Or at least the pavement is. Government statistics show about a fifth of San Jose’s roads are in poor condition, and a recent survey released by an industry-funded transportation research group pegged the condition of San Jose pavement as the worst in the nation. Yesterday, KQED anchor Joshua Johnson interviewed […]

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October 11, 2010 | 3:28 pm

Roads most traveled

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A few weeks ago, just about every Bay Area media outlet reported on a survey released by an industry-funded transportation research group pegging the condition of San Jose road pavement as the worst in the nation, with Oakland-San Francisco coming in just a couple of notches better. So it’s an auspicious time, perhaps, for tomorrow’s […]

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