Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

Figure 1-3: Highway Bridge Condition

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West Virginia

Year Total # of Bridges Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total of Both
# % # % # %
1996 6,613 1,530 23 1,471 22 3,001 45
1997 6,629 1,428 22 1,471 22 2,899 44
1998 6,681 1,357 20 1,509 23 2,866 43
1999 6,723 1,277 19 1,555 23 2,832 42
2000 6,724 1,205 18 1,585 24 2,790 41
2001 6,767 1,172 17 1,495 22 2,667 39

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 14 165,099 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.