TABLE 86a Rural Bridge Condition by Functional Class: 2001

TABLE 86a Rural Bridge Condition by Functional Class: 2001

(Percent)

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  Structurally deficient Functionally obsolete Total
Principal arterial-Interstate 4 12 16
Other principal arterial 6 10 16
Minor arterial 9 12 20
Major collector 12 11 23
Minor collector 14 11 26
Local 22 12 34

NOTES: Functionally obsolete refers to bridges that do not have the lane widths, shoulder widths, or vertical clearances adequate to serve traffic demand, or the bridge may not be able to handle occasional roadway flooding. Structurally deficient refers to bridges needing significant maintenance attention, rehabilitation, or replacement.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Engineering, Bridge Division, National Bridge Inventory database, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/britab.htm, as of December 2002.