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America"s bridges???

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bridges -- United States -- Maintenance and repair.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEvan N. Kantwell, editor.
    ContributionsKantwell, Evan N.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTG315 .A6475 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 178 p. :
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18818686M
    ISBN 101604560975
    ISBN 109781604560978
    LC Control Number2007041488

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