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Bridge Inspection Reports Termed "Deliberative"

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· Story link The New York Department of Transportation is withholding inspection documents on the Dunn Memorial Bridge in Albany,…

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The New York Department of Transportation is withholding inspection documents on the Dunn Memorial Bridge in Albany, claiming that memos written by inspectors are “deliberative” and exempt from the public records law. Other, already released memos on the structure’s safety, suggest the department may be trying to avoid embarrassment by keeping the records secret, The Albany Times Union reports. (12/12/05)