Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition: Rhode Island

Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition: Rhode Island

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Rhode Island

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
1996 847 200 24 222 26 422 50
1997 848 206 24 213 25 419 49
1998 874 215 25 217 25 432 49
1999 872 211 24 228 26 439 50
2000 747 187 25 188 25 375 50
2001 749 187 25 192 26 379 51

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 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

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.