Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

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Tennessee

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
1996 19,339 2,255 12 2,955 15 5,210 27
1997 19,547 2,210 11 2,766 14 4,976 25
1998 19,628 2,148 11 2,895 15 5,043 26
1999 20,277 2,079 10 3,294 16 5,373 27
2000 19,404 1,890 10 3,064 16 4,954 26
2001 19,362 1,761 9 2,940 15 4,701 24

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.