A piece of deteriorating pavement on I-5 shot through the air this weekend and hit a car, going through the windshield and injuring the driver.  And while it’s considered a freak accident, Washington State Secretary of Transportation Paula Hammond said, with much of our infrastructure reaching fifty or more years of age, and no money readily available to bring them up to date, incidents like this could happen more and more often.

We’ve had this discussion about our own regional transportation system and how I90 was built in the 1950’s, and many of our bridges are even older.

KOMO News has the full story.

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