Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: To Care for Aging Bridges, Minnesota Taps the Power of Drones

How do you inspect a bridge for signs of dangerous deterioration? It’s not easy. You’d either need to lower yourself on rope over the guard rails, or use specialized equipment like a “snooper”—a heavy-duty truck with long, extending arm. Those can set back transportation departments as much as $1 million each.

And you need a lot of them: More than 55,000 bridges are in need of repair or replacement, according to the American Road and Transportation Builders Association. Then there’s the labor cos…