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NDOT disputes worker claim about Galena bridge

RENO (AP) - State transportation officials say inspections are continuing but they don't believe there's anything to a former construction worker's claims that substandard concrete was used in the construction of a new highway bridge north of Carson City.

Brad Durski, project manager for the Nevada Department of Transpor-tation, said there is no basis for the ex-worker's complaint that prompted a state investigation into the structural integrity of some of the concrete on the Galena Forest Bridge.

"There is no safety issue," Durski said Monday.

The 918-foot-long bridge just south of Mount Rose Highway is the second-longest of nine bridges …

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