Inspectors still rely on old techniques: Tap, look and listen

  • by: Richard Meryhew, Curt Brown and Paul Levy , Star Tribune s taff w riters
  • Updated: August 4, 2007 - 10:26 PM

As canoeists paddled below, state bridge inspector Eric Evens stood in a cherry picker next to the two-lane steel bridge over the St. Croix River near Scandia on Friday, eyeballing rust, cracks, bolts and rivets.

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