Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

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Maryland

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
1996 5,091 493 10 1,056 21 1,549 30
1997 5,093 539 11 1,013 20 1,552 30
1998 5,082 486 10 999 20 1,485 29
1999 5,168 478 9 1,035 20 1,513 29
2000 4,963 440 9 1,004 20 1,444 29
2001 4,957 436 9 1,010 20 1,446 29

United States

Year Total # of Brigdges 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 14 125,328 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

SOURCES: 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.