Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

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Kentucky

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
1995 25,170 1,578 12 5,352 21 6,930 28
1996 25,344 1,561 10 5,329 21 6,890 27
1997 25,266 1,448 10 4,917 21 6,365 25
1998 25,483 1,661 9 5,368 22 7,029 28
1999 25,716 2,245 9 5,165 22 7,410 29
2000 23,672 2,458 9 4,332 22 6,790 29

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.