I-495 Bridge Removed from Google Maps

Closed due to tilting, it’s like it never existed.


NBC 10 reports: “Internet giant Google eliminated a portion of Interstate 495 in Delaware from its iPhone and Android map apps and online maps after a bridge along the highway was closed because it was tilting. The road which snakes along the Delaware River in Wilmington is used as a fast bypass of Interstate 95, the major East Coast artery.”

Meanwhile, Newsworks reports: “A contractor in Delaware said his company dumped a massive amount of dirt next to a heavily traveled interstate bridge, and state officials say that may have made the span unsafe for drivers. State officials think the large amount of dirt dumped over several years may have moved the ground and caused the bridge columns to tilt toward the pile of dirt.”

Previously: I-495 Bridge Closed Indefinitely Due to Tilting Support Columns

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  • foghelmut

    Add dirt to the other side.

    • Pimp

      Awesome solution. Lol good one

  • buzzbye

    Dirt? Sounds like a liberal. Blame it one something other than the real problem

    • DTurner

      I didn’t know that bridge maintenance had become so politicized.

      • buzzbye

        Do you really think all that dirt is the problem? Or are you just buying into the pathetic excuses again? Never mind. You just can not get sarcasm when you see it

        • DTurner

          I don’t think you know what sarcasm is…

          Also, what do you think the problem is? Obama? The UN?

    • fairportfan

      I figure you’re a climate change denier, too.

      If science says something you don’t like, it’s some sort of librul plot.

      • buzzbye

        That is correct! you have been brain washed by the commy adm! What a loser you are!

    • Ian

      Soil reacts to surcharge loads. How is that a surprise to you? It might be because you’re not a civil engineer. It would be best if you let the experts determine the cause and solution.

  • del

    This is just an accuse to raise the gasoline tax