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Condition of U.S. Highway Bridges

Embedded Dataset Excel:

Dataset Excel:

table_01_28_092523.xlsx (26.58 KB)


Explanations for the terms Good, Fair, Poor, and Bridge Deck Area can be found at

Condition and bridge counts are of December 31st as of given year. Starting with 2021, data are as of June 15.

U.S. totals include the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico for 2012-2017. For 2018, U.S. totals include the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico. For 2019 and later, U.S. totals include the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands.

Table includes: Rural–Interstate, principal arterial, minor arterial, major collector, minor collector and local roads; Urban–Interstate, other freeways or expressways, other principal arterial, minor arterial, collector, and local roads. 

This table is not comparable to previous editions before 2020.

Subcategories may not add to total due to source not coding some bridges as Urban or Rural.


KEY: SqM = square meters.


U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Bridges and Structure, National Bridge Inventory (NBI), available at as of Sep. 15, 2023.