Where you stand depends on where you sit, but you would think a simple issue like the state of repair (or disrepair) of the bridge I cross twice a day would not be a bone of contention or a political football.
And yet, the "Occupy Wall Street" folks are crossing today, and so it is:
- November 2, 2011
Making the case once again for a federal infrastructure bank, President Obama spoke on Wednesday at Key Bridge, which spans between D.C.'s Georgetown neighborhood and Arlington, Va. .... According to the Federal Highway Administration, the historic Key Bridge (named after the creator of "The Star-Spangled Banner") is in need of "crucial repairs" and "maintenance work."
- November 17, 2011
Protesters are saying they’ve chosen Key Bridge to protest “the deterioration of our public infrastructure and public services.” This morning, John Lisle, a spokesman for the District Department of Transportation, told the Dr. Gridlock blog this morning that the Key Bridge is no longer structurally deficient.