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As a result of congressional interest, the General Accounting Office has made a review of the circumstances relating to the collapse of the John Day River Bridge on Interstate Route 80N in the State of Oregon. The review was made pursuant to the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921 (31 U.S.C. 531), and the Accounting and Auditing Act of 1950 (31 U.S.C. 67) and was directed primarily to the activities and responsibilities, as they affected construction of the John Day River Bridge, of the State highway department; the Corps of Engineers, Department of the Army; and the Bureau of Public Roads, Department of Commerce.

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