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The Ina Road bridge in Pima County was deemed structurally unsound and will be replaced. Transportation officials credited Arizona’s proactive approach to bridge maintenance for the relatively low number of unsound bridges in the state. (Cronkite News Service photo by Julia Tylor)

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Arizona ranks high for soundness of its bridges - but so did Washington

Arizona tied for third-best in the nation for the structural soundness of its bridges in 2011, with just 3 percent of bridges deemed structurally deficient, compared to 11.5 percent nationwide.