- Nov 11, 2009
REPORT: More than 25% of US bridges are "structurally deficient or functionally obsolete"
What state has the most SD/FO bridges? Betcha never would have guessed the District of Columbia. For one thing, it's not even a state! For another, you'd think being in such close proximity to all that Washingtonian largesse would be good for something. Turns out, not. Anyhow, 55% of the bridges in our nation's capital are going to fall down/fail sooner than later says The Better Roads Bridge Inventory survey.
The actual State with the highest percentage of bad bridges is Rhode Island with 53. The really bad news, according to the frighteningly detailed article, is that all these numbers might be low.
[Source: Better Roads via The Car Connection | Image: Scott Olson/Getty]