Table 1-7: Road Bridge Condition: 2008

Table 1-7: Road Bridge Condition: 2008

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State All bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Percent of State Bridges
Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete
Alabama 15,909 1,783 2,144 11 13
Alaska 1,201 143 178 12 15
Arizona 7,405 207 632 3 9
Arkansas 12,542 944 1,903 8 15
California 24,412 3,199 3,886 13 16
Colorado 8,408 597 814 7 10
Connecticut 4,180 368 1,041 9 25
Delaware 857 22 111 3 13
District of Columbia 243 20 127 8 52
Florida 11,679 292 1,629 3 14
Georgia 14,578 991 1,878 7 13
Hawaii 1,125 136 351 12 31
Idaho 4,125 344 448 8 11
Illinois 26,102 2,454 1,815 9 7
Indiana 18,543 2,005 2,172 11 12
Iowa 24,798 5,164 1,381 21 6
Kansas 25,517 2,877 2,319 11 9
Kentucky 13,630 1,310 3,102 10 23
Louisiana 13,319 1,748 2,161 13 16
Maine 2,392 345 444 14 19
Maryland 5,168 396 962 8 19
Massachusetts 5,042 604 1,978 12 39
Michigan 10,937 1,520 1,310 14 12
Minnesota 13,125 1,163 405 9 3
Mississippi 17,024 2,891 1,310 17 8
Missouri 24,204 4,333 3,063 18 13
Montana 4,970 403 541 8 11
Nebraska 15,471 2,397 1,167 15 8
Nevada 1,735 49 166 3 10
New Hampshire 2,371 382 369 16 16
New Jersey 6,473 710 1,462 11 23
New Mexico 3,866 401 301 10 8
New York 17,366 2,135 4,390 12 25
North Carolina 17,889 2,448 2,683 14 15
North Dakota 4,451 716 250 16 6
Ohio 28,066 2,810 3,952 10 14
Oklahoma 23,591 5,566 1,658 24 7
Oregon 7,292 466 1,167 6 16
Pennsylvania 22,344 6,106 4,295 27 19
Rhode Island 741 165 232 22 31
South Carolina 9,221 1,231 796 13 9
South Dakota 5,920 1,224 249 21 4
Tennessee 19,880 1,274 2,733 6 14
Texas 50,603 1,873 7,949 4 16
Utah 2,853 184 266 6 9
Vermont 2,715 498 471 18 17
Virginia 13,422 1,231 2,253 9 17
Washington 7,684 423 1,606 6 21
West Virginia 7,044 1,064 1,529 15 22
Wisconsin 13,831 1,256 765 9 6
Wyoming 3,036 381 277 13 9
United States, total 599,300 71,249 79,091 12 13
U.S. total (incl. Puerto Rico) 601,470 71,474 79,937 12 13

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.
Explanations for the terms Structurally Deficient and Functionally Obsolete can be found on pages 14 and 15 in Chapter 3 of the Federal Highway Administration, 2006 Conditions and Performance Report; the following is a link to Chapter 3 of the report: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policy/2006cpr/pdfs.htm.

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