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structure

n. anything built on land from a shed to a highrise. (See: real property, premises)

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Transportation for America reported: "Despite billions of dollars in federal, state and local funds directed toward the maintenance of existing bridges, 68,842 bridges - 11.5pc of total highway bridges in the US - are classified as 'structurally deficient', requiring significant maintenance, rehabilitation or replacement."
But an official at the FHWA who was unauthorized to speak on the record said that LePatners's thinking is "completely erroneous," saying that he has misinterpreted the FHWA's definitions for structurally deficient and fracture critical bridges.
Watch commander Carl Reeves from Ladywood fire station said: "The car left a massive hole in the living room wall which left the house structurally unsafe and the building engineers declared it uninhabitable.
Taiwan's structurally unemployed hovered between 20,000 and 30,000, growing to as high as 55,000 in the first three quarters of this year, indicative of the serious inability of workers to adapt to industrial shifts.
But the absence of any proof that the building is structurally unsound could work against the council if the library is listed.
Despite cyclical difficulties, the long-term fundamental catch-up process and growth drivers for emerging markets remain structurally in place.
Monroe's Water and Wastewater Utilities also chose a structurally lined Thermopipe system.
The removal of these towers to a new "road level" would probably be structurally beneficial by reducing loading on the piers.
The bill would authorize $1 billion in each of fiscal years 2008 and 2009 from the General Fund to reconstruct structurally deficient bridges on the NHS.
Durham City Council were today due to examine the damage to decide if the brick-built dug-out is structurally safe.
That raised alarms because the compounds, as complex halogenated chemicals, structurally resemble the pesticide DDT and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which were once used in flame retardants.
Working from an original, structurally sound head from the dual overhead cam engine and the blueprints for the original casting, the metalcasters were able to produce the head in G3000 cast iron using a nobake mold and 54 coldbox cores.