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Longfellow Bridge faces immediate inspection, review

The Longfellow Bridge, which spans the Charles, is one of about two-dozen Massachusetts bridges that are similar in design to the Minneapolis span that collapsed last week. The Longfellow Bridge, which spans the Charles, is one of about two-dozen Massachusetts bridges that are similar in design to the Minneapolis span that collapsed last week. (DAVID L. RYAN/GLOBE STAFF)
By Stephanie Ebbert
Globe Staff / August 9, 2007

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The Longfellow Bridge will undergo an immediate state inspection and a comprehensive 40-day review by a private consultant to determine whether repairs are warranted in advance of a full-scale renovation beginning in about 2010, officials said yesterday. (Full article: 479 words)

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