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Hundreds of California bridges are rated as 'functionally obsolete,' 'structurally deficient,' or 'fracture critical.' But experts say the labels are misleading.

When a bridge fell in Washington last month it rekindled questions about the state of our nation's infrastructure.

That span over the Skagit river had been rated both "functionally obsolete" and "fracture critical" prior to collapse. Right now in California there are more than 600 bridges labeled either functionally obsolete, fracture critical or "structurally deficient," but experts say the labels are misleading.  

Sanden Totten reports. 

RELATED: Click here for an interactive map of Southern California bridges and their various ratings.

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