Senator Jeff Stone
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 20, 2015
CONTACT: John Hunneman @ 951.894.3530
I-10 Bridge Collapse another sign of California’s Crumbling Infrastructure
Caltrans hopes to open traffic in each direction within several days
The collapse of the bridge on Interstate 10 at Tex Wash, east of Coachella, on Sunday further illustrates the rapidly deteriorating state of California’s roads and highways and the urgent need to rebuild our State’s crumbling infrastructure.
The bridge on eastbound I-10 was completely washed away during the severe storm, and the westbound bridge was severely undermined, which has resulted in the closure of this busy highway connecting California and Arizona. Continue reading