Thursday Feb 14, 2008 3:16 PM
About a week and a half ago we published an investigative
report on bridge inspections. I was part of the team that worked on the related
Bridge Tracker, an interactive map tied to a database that provides specific information on bridges that you would cross along any given route within the continental U.S. For you geeks out there, we had a proxy specially built to pass info from Virtual Earth to MapPoint, which contained a bridge database that we got from the government through a FOIA request. And yes, itï¿½s all harder than it sounds.
Three months of blood, sweat and tears went into this project.
I realize thatï¿½s a long time, es