How are the roads and other critical infrastructure holding up in Butte Montana? National Studies are showing a down word trend and here are a few reasons why from AutoBlog.com
We rely on vehicles to get to our destinations, but our vehicles rely on infrastructures like roads, highways, and bridges. It's easy to take these features of our cities and states for granted, but according to recent reports, our infrastructure is beginning to fail.
According to the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, more than 55,000 bridges—more than 1,000 per state on average—are currently considered structurally deficient, and a quick trip down an average street in the United States can show you that our roads are in a state of disrepair.
So what's to account for this crumbling infrastructure, and what can we do to provide safer paths and options for our vehicles?
Motivating Factors for Infrastructural Issues
These are six of the biggest factors for our current infrastructural epidemic:
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Interested in news, status, and updates on Butte Montana's Berkeley Pit? Make sure to check out PitWatch.org for breaking news and updates from the Richest Hill on Earth.
"The Berkeley Pit is a former open pit copper mine in Butte, Montana. Approximately 320 million tons of ore and over 700 million tons of waste rock were mined from the Butte Hill. Put another way, the Berkeley Pit and Butte mines produced enough copper to pave a four-lane highway four inches thick from Butte to Salt Lake City and 30 miles beyond. Today, the Pit is filling with highly contaminated water, and managed as a federal Superfund environmental cleanup site." - Pitwatch.org
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Man died from self inflicted gun shot wound in Butte Home. One bomb exploded, two others found in tact.
BUTTE, Mont. - Butte-Silver Bow Police Captain Doug Conway says emergency crews responded to calls of an explosion at 420 Aluminum Street Saturday evening shortly before 6:00 p.m. Read Full Article Here
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