Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

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Mississippi

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
1996 16,784 4,841 29 1,633 10 6,474 39
1997 16,860 4,476 27 1,523 9 5,999 36
1998 16,897 4,172 25 1,483 9 5,655 33
1999 16,815 3,913 23 1,632 10 5,545 33
2000 16,672 3,851 23 1,293 8 5,144 31
2001 16,825 3,694 22 1,308 8 5,002 30

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.