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December 28, 2009
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Nevada probes allegations of shoddy work on I-580 bridge

RENO (AP) - State transportation officials are investigating claims by a construction worker who says a new highway bridge south of Reno is unsafe because he was ordered to use substandard concrete to save money building it.

David Lee said he did the shoddy work earlier this year at the direction of his foremen at C.C. Myers, a California-based subcontractor on one of five major bridges that are part of a $600 million highway project connecting Carson City and Reno.

"I personally won't allow my family to drive on these bridges until it is fixed because I believe it could …

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