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JUST THE FACTS, 1997-1998



Table 41
Deficient Bridges as Percent of Total, 1994
Rank State Amt. Rank State Amt.
1 NEW YORK 63.2% 27 Tennessee 29.2%
2 Massachusetts 58.4% 28 Indiana 28.8%
3 Hawaii 52.7% 29 South Dakota 28.7%
4 Rhode Island 48.5% 30 Virginia 28.4%
5 West Virginia 46.7% 31 Georgia 28.0%
6 New Jersey 46.0% 32 Washington 27.7%
7 Missouri 45.9% 33 Utah 27.6%
8 Pennsylvania 43.8% 34 California 27.6%
9 Vermont 41.9% 35 Oregon 27.5%
10 Mississippi 40.7% 36 Wisconsin 25.4%
11 Oklahoma 39.7% 37 Alaska 25.0%
12 New Hampshire 38.3% 38 Texas 24.9%
13 Louisiana 37.9% 39 Delaware 24.8%
14 North Carolina 37.3% 40 Illinois 24.7%
15 Maine 37.1% 41 Florida 24.3%
16 Michigan 34.2% 42 Montana 23.8%
17 Nebraska 33.9% 43 Wyoming 23.0%
18 Kentucky 33.9% 44 Colorado 22.0%
19 Alabama 33.7% 45 Minnesota 21.3%
20 Maryland 31.3% 46 South Carolina 20.9%
21 Kansas 31.3% 47 Idaho 19.7%
22 Ohio 31.2% 48 Nevada 18.6%
23 North Dakota 31.1% 49 New Mexico 17.7%
24 Connecticut 30.9% 50 Arizona 10.0%
25 Arkansas 30.3% U.S. Average 32.5%
26 Iowa 29.9% N.Y.S. % above avg. 94.6%
Source: Federal Highway Administration; State Rankings 1997


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