Search the Virginia bridge database

December 15, 2013

With this search tool, you can see the latest inspection data for any bridge in Virginia and drill down for more details. We obtained the data from the Virginia Department of Transportation, which has posted bridge inspection definitions to help interpret the data.

Online Database by Caspio

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Main story: Half of Richmond’s Bridges Need Work

We’d like to thank Caspio Inc. for helping us put this data on the Web. The company makes it easy for newspapers and other organizations to create online database applications. (The Richmond Times-Dispatch, for example, uses Caspio to give the public access to databases such as public employees’ salaries.) Caspio has given the VCU School of Mass Communications a complimentary academic account. That gift will help students get experience with the database application tools used in today’s newsrooms. It also will help us open newsworthy databases to the VCU community and the general public.