JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A report by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association states that two bridges, the Overland Bridge, and the University Boulevard Arlington River Bridge, are structurally deficient.
Laurie Sanderson with the Department of Transportation said structurally deficient doesn't mean not safe.
DOT says bridges all across the city are safe despite a report that shows two heavily used local bridges are among the most dangerous in the state. Andrew Capasso
"It doesn't mean it's unsafe to drive on. Structurally deficient simply means it doesn't meet the latest and greatest security standards," she said.
Despite the study, Sanderson said there are no immediate safety issues when it comes to the bridges.
"They're safe, we do inspect our bridges regularly, and we would close down a bridge if we felt there was an issue," she said.
Right now, work is being done to replace both bridges.
You can see the report by clicking here.
Some of the most dangerous bridges in the state are in Duval County according to a new report that looked at the structure of bridges across the country. Andrew Capasso