Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

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Florida

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
1996 11,850 330 3 2,835 24 3,165 27
1997 11,949 339 3 2,279 19 2,618 22
1998 11,960 320 3 2,223 19 2,543 21
1999 12,047 333 3 2,211 18 2,544 21
2000 11,182 311 3 1,915 17 2,226 20
2001 11,303 300 3 1,814 16 2,114 19

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 585,542 88,150 15 81,900 14 125,328 30
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.