Table 1-7: Road Bridge Condition: 2009

Table 1-7: Road Bridge Condition: 2009

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State All bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Percent of State Bridges
Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete
Alabama 15,959 1,686 2,105 10.6 13.2
Alaska 1,151 129 146 11.2 12.7
Arizona 7,494 210 669 2.8 8.9
Arkansas 12,560 933 1,877 7.4 14.9
California 24,463 3,228 3,888 13.2 15.9
Colorado 8,476 598 861 7.1 10.2
Connecticut 4,186 378 1,028 9.0 24.6
Delaware 862 37 108 4.3 12.5
District of Columbia 246 20 131 8.1 53.3
Florida 11,803 303 1,620 2.6 13.7
Georgia 14,710 949 1,828 6.5 12.4
Hawaii 1,133 144 349 12.7 30.8
Idaho 4,100 367 420 9.0 10.2
Illinois 26,263 2,373 1,792 9.0 6.8
Indiana 18,546 1,927 2,184 10.4 11.8
Iowa 24,799 5,358 1,320 21.6 5.3
Kansas 25,546 2,901 2,252 11.4 8.8
Kentucky 13,731 1,362 3,064 9.9 22.3
Louisiana 13,327 1,723 2,170 12.9 16.3
Maine 2,394 364 421 15.2 17.6
Maryland 5,184 372 972 7.2 18.8
Massachusetts 5,037 593 1,981 11.8 39.3
Michigan 10,906 1,467 1,265 13.5 11.6
Minnesota 13,131 1,209 392 9.2 3.0
Mississippi 17,038 2,820 1,300 16.6 7.6
Missouri 24,156 4,289 3,016 17.8 12.5
Montana 4,986 402 487 8.1 9.8
Nebraska 15,436 2,878 1,046 18.6 6.8
Nevada 1,749 44 171 2.5 9.8
New Hampshire 2,403 373 382 15.5 15.9
New Jersey 6,486 692 1,603 10.7 24.7
New Mexico 3,890 381 303 9.8 7.8
New York 17,372 2,140 4,341 12.3 25.0
North Carolina 18,007 2,442 2,682 13.6 14.9
North Dakota 4,437 696 237 15.7 5.3
Ohio 28,120 2,796 3,866 9.9 13.7
Oklahoma 23,716 5,286 1,617 22.3 6.8
Oregon 7,215 477 1,188 6.6 16.5
Pennsylvania 22,293 6,060 3,714 27.2 16.7
Rhode Island 739 163 233 22.1 31.5
South Carolina 9,253 1,238 802 13.4 8.7
South Dakota 5,920 1,231 238 20.8 4.0
Tennessee 19,939 1,246 2,686 6.2 13.5
Texas 51,145 1,752 7,682 3.4 15.0
Utah 2,905 169 279 5.8 9.6
Vermont 2,707 437 524 16.1 19.4
Virginia 13,530 1,241 2,242 9.2 16.6
Washington 7,662 406 1,624 5.3 21.2
West Virginia 7,044 1,056 1,529 15.0 21.7
Wisconsin 13,917 1,207 734 8.7 5.3
Wyoming 3,054 401 270 13.1 8.8
United States, total 601,126 70,954 77,639 11.8 12.9
U.S. total (incl. Puerto Rico) 603,307 71,181 78,482 11.8 13.0

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, Office of Bridge Technology, National Bridge Inventory: Deficient Bridges by State and Highway System (Washington, DC: 2009), available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/britab.htm as of Apr. 6, 2010.