Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

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Alaska

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
1995 1,362 140 10 239 18 379 28
1996 1,360 144 11 239 18 383 28
1997 1,376 158 11 240 17 398 29
1998 1,398 160 11 246 18 406 29
1999 1,431 164 11 241 17 405 28
2000 1,409 168 12 232 16 400 28

United States

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
1995 577,919 103,636 18 80,217 14 183,853 32
1996 582,043 101,544 17 81,217 14 182,761 31
1997 583,207 98,521 17 77,466 13 175,987 30
1998 583,414 93,119 16 79,567 14 172,686 30
1999 413,371 68,055 16 57,273 14 125,328 30
2000 587,458 86,692 15 80,889 14 167,581 29

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, National Bridge Inventory: Deficient Bridges by State and Highway System, Washington, DC: 2001, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/britab.htm as of Jan. 31, 2002.