Table 1-6: Number of Road Bridges by Owner: 2008

Table 1-6: Number of Road Bridges by Owner: 2008

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State Federal State highway agency State toll authority Other state agency Local highway agency Local toll authority Other local agency Private (including railroad) Total
Alabama 110 5,709 0 35 10,024 0 0 31 15,909
Alaska 227 773 0 64 131 0 2 4 1,201
Arizona 427 4,595 0 34 2,335 0 1 4 7,405
Arkansas 161 7,146 0 5 5,226 0 0 4 12,542
California 501 12,089 9 153 11,552 9 69 30 24,412
Colorado 234 3,406 0 3 4,659 11 0 95 8,408
Connecticut 7 2,784 0 12 1,240 0 0 3 4,180
Delaware 5 825 0 1 7 18 0 1 857
District of Columbia 32 209 0 0 2 0 0 0 243
Florida 106 5,349 1,150 146 4,822 4 88 14 11,679
Georgia 208 6,543 0 15 7,760 0 1 51 14,578
Hawaii 25 719 0 1 377 0 0 3 1,125
Idaho 492 1,291 0 13 1,677 0 651 1 4,125
Illinois 44 7,606 434 40 17,820 0 23 135 26,102
Indiana 62 5,208 334 60 12,855 1 5 17 18,543
Iowa 42 4,071 0 22 20,516 3 1 86 24,798
Kansas 131 4,863 369 79 20,063 0 0 12 25,517
Kentucky 94 8,813 0 6 4,688 0 0 29 13,630
Louisiana 234 7,865 0 33 5,141 5 35 6 13,319
Maine 29 1,955 162 9 210 0 1 26 2,392
Maryland 100 2,554 253 37 2,205 0 15 4 5,168
Massachusetts 24 2,867 385 219 1,545 1 1 0 5,042
Michigan 87 4,415 4 2 6,403 0 23 3 10,937
Minnesota 89 3,630 0 56 9,269 0 17 64 13,125
Mississippi 462 5,639 0 6 10,885 0 0 32 17,024
Missouri 86 10,224 0 12 13,841 1 20 19 24,204
Montana 650 2,434 0 0 1,886 0 0 0 4,970
Nebraska 24 3,512 0 34 11,759 0 95 47 15,471
Nevada 37 1,010 0 4 660 0 12 12 1,735
New Hampshire 52 1,291 154 5 865 1 1 2 2,371
New Jersey 22 2,378 1,133 203 2,566 32 3 21 6,473
New Mexico 205 2,961 0 2 695 0 0 3 3,866
New York 50 7,447 755 207 8,513 170 113 111 17,366
North Carolina 274 16,846 0 23 745 0 0 1 17,889
North Dakota 57 1,123 0 7 3,251 0 4 9 4,451
Ohio 28 10,348 459 28 17,141 0 2 60 28,066
Oklahoma 93 6,797 767 20 15,910 0 2 2 23,591
Oregon 584 2,666 0 21 3,973 2 33 13 7,292
Pennsylvania 81 14,924 757 272 5,976 32 3 287 22,344
Rhode Island 3 580 3 10 138 0 6 1 741
South Carolina 38 8,351 0 3 810 0 0 19 9,221
South Dakota 107 1,804 0 20 3,989 0 0 0 5,920
Tennessee 341 8,119 0 38 11,374 0 6 2 19,880
Texas 184 32,607 241 41 17,047 367 78 13 50,603
Utah 135 1,705 0 2 1,000 0 8 3 2,853
Vermont 24 1,077 0 0 1,609 0 0 5 2,715
Virginia 288 11,744 12 6 1,228 33 0 111 13,422
Washington 634 3,140 1 14 3,879 1 11 4 7,684
West Virginia 60 6,736 99 28 103 0 10 8 7,044
Wisconsin 111 4,988 0 0 8,712 0 0 17 13,831
Wyoming 248 1,940 0 6 841 0 0 1 3,036
United States, total 8,349 277,676 7,481 2,057 299,923 691 1,340 1,426 599,300
U.S. total (incl. Puerto Rico) 8,357 279,512 7,482 2,057 300,246 691 1,341 1,427 601,470

NOTES: Some discrepancies exist between the total number of bridges reported in tables 1-5, 1-6, and 1-7 because of bridges not identified in one or more of the categories and other anomalies. Other state agency includes state parks, forests, reservations, and other state agencies. Local highway agency includes county, town or township, and city or municipal highway agencies. Other local agency includes local parks, forests, reservations, and other local agencies. Private includes highway bridges owned by railroads and other privates entities. Details may not add to totals, because totals include bridges for which ownership is unknown.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Bridge Technology, National Bridge Inventory: Highway Bridge by Owner, Washington, DC: 2008, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/britab.htm as of Mar. 11, 2009.