At least one group says right now the Keystone is in Crisis. It was the conclusion of the American Society of Civil Engineers. It that organizations current survey of road and bridges, that the condition of roads in Pennsylvania was given a grade of D-minus. Bridges in the state were given a grade of C.
While state officials say progress is being made toward the goal of improving the conditions of the roads and bridges in the state, there is currently a huge funding shortfall according to the Rendell Administration.
That was why the Governor on Thursday held a news briefing and used the road and bridge grades to urge for some legislative action and additional funding.
. A special legislative session is currently under way in Harrisburg to try and come up with the estimated $450 million annually the State had anticipated would come from tolling Interstate - 80.