The Fix We’re In For: 2015 Bridge Conditions

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Delaware Bridges

  • State rank
    42 of 51
  • Percent deficient:
    6.1%
  • Total bridges
    862
  • Structurally deficient:
    53
  • More/less deficient bridges since 2011:
    +3
    6.0% worse
  • Average age
    41 years
  • Average age - deficient bridges:
    44 years
Best Counties Deficient
New Castle County 3.9%
Worst Counties Deficient
Kent County 9.5%
Sussex County 8.8%

Deficient Bridges

  • 17%+
  • 12-17%
  • 7-12%
  • 0-7%
Delaware

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Updated with current 2015 data from USDOT. Enter an address to locate nearby bridges and see which ones are structurally deficient — bridges requiring significant maintenance, rehabilitation or replacement.

2015 State Reports

OREGON: Click to view the 2015 state report for Oregon. Released June 11, 2015

MINNESOTA: Click to view the 2015 state report for Minnesota. Released April 30, 2015

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2013 National Report Resources

Visualizing the 2013 numbers

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Please note: This infographic is sourced from 2013 data and accompanied our 2013 national report release.

Looking for our last national report?

Read the last national report from 2013. 11 percent of all U.S. highway bridges are structurally deficient— bridges requiring significant maintenance, rehabilitation or replacement.

Download the 2013 report.

Delaware Counties, Ranked by Percentage of Structurally Deficient Bridges

CountyTotal # bridgesDeficient bridgesPercent of bridges that are deficientAverage daily traffic on deficient bridges% of total daily bridge traffic on deficient bridges
Kent County201199.5%31,3542.4%
Sussex County171158.8%57,6756.7%
New Castle County490193.9%234,6912.9%

*2012 FHWA summary statistics are used for New Hampshire and Tennessee's deficient bridge totals due to significant discrepancies between FHWA summary statistics and the data in the NBI. The TN & NH county numbers reflect our analysis of the NBI and will differ slightly from the state totals in the national rankings. Click here for more info on the data.