State of the Bridges: Steady as It Goes

Our annual bridge survey shows doubt lingers as to funding, but that progress is being made on bridge quality and life

Bridges Article May 03, 2019
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State of the Bridges

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Age range of bridges


states budget devoted to bridge maintenance & construction


number of poor (structurally deficient) bridges


FAST Act allocations toward deficient bridges


use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to inspect bridges


50 bills on transportation and public works in Congress


chances Congress will pass massive infrastructure bill


Source: Roads & Bridges survey


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