"(September 11, 2007) — Five of the 49 deck truss bridges in New York, including the Irondequoit Bay Bridge, were found to have some minor structural defects after recent inspections triggered by the Minneapolis bridge collapse on Aug. 1.
None of the defects was serious enough to close the bridges, state officials said.
The New York State Bridge Task Force was asked to inspect the state's 49 truss bridges and report to Gov. Eliot Spitzer within 30 days.
Among the findings:
We go over this bridge quite often as it is very close to our home. Knowing there is some damage to it makes me a wee bit nervous.