Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

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New York

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
1996 18,477 9,682 52 1,573 8 11,255 61
1997 18,474 9,511 51 1,476 8 10,987 59
1998 18,374 7,141 39 2,457 13 9,598 52
1999 18,362 3,833 21 3,948 21 7,781 42
2000 17,387 3,430 20 3,608 21 7,038 40
2001 17,378 2,406 14 4,182 24 6,588 38

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.