Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory: Getting Better All the Time

This article presents Better Roads’ 2012 Bridge Inventory, an annual survey of American bridges and their condition. Results show that the number of structurally deficient or functionally obsolete bridges in the United States has fallen slightly. The survey shows that 22.7% of the 602,154 bridges surveyed could be considered structurally deficient/functionally obsolete, which is down from 22.7% last year. The article also summarizes the bridge condition situation in several states and what state departments of transportation are doing to improve the situation.


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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 10-12, 15-19
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  • Accession Number: 01495765
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 17 2013 11:58AM