Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

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Connecticut

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
1996 4,430 436 10 854 19 1,290 29
1997 4,445 405 9 853 19 1,258 28
1998 4,447 396 9 897 20 1,293 29
1999 4,468 404 9 931 21 1,335 30
2000 4,177 371 9 907 22 1,278 31
2001 4,171 362 9 943 23 1,305 31

United States

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
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 585,542 88,150 15 81,900 14 170,050 29
2000 587,458 86,692 15 80,889 14 167,581 29
2001 590,066 83,630 14 81,469 14 165,099 28

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.