Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

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Maine

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
1996 2,401 363 15 533 22 896 37
1997 2,400 413 17 501 21 914 38
1998 2,414 419 17 472 20 891 37
1999 2,419 388 16 511 21 899 37
2000 2,360 375 16 498 21 873 37
2001 2,367 354 15 512 22 866 37

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.