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Huntsville bridge ranked ‘functionally obsolete'

Overpass at North Memorial and University Drive ranked "functionally obsolete." Overpass at North Memorial and University Drive ranked "functionally obsolete."
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

An overpass in Huntsville has made a dubious list of dangerous bridges in Alabama.

A study by the Alabama Department of Transportation ranked the overpass at North Memorial Parkway and University Drive second on the state's list of the most heavily-traveled "functionally obsolete" state-maintained bridges.

The ranking means it was built to standards that no longer match it's use. The Alabama Department of Transportation blames the condition of the overpass on a lack of funds. 

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