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NYS Comptroller

THOMAS P. DiNAPOLI

New York's Highway Bridges, 2016

Statewide - Total Bridges: 17,462

Total Number of Bridges by Status

Average Bridge Age in Years by Owner Type

Number and Characteristics of Bridges by Owner Type

Bridge Owner Number of Bridges Average Age (Years) Average Daily Traffic Number Structurally Deficient Percent Structurally Deficient Number Functionally Obsolete Percent Functionally Obsolete
County 6,111 44.4 8,899,147 711 11.6% 771 12.6%
City/Other Municipality 1,022 71.7 17,513,663 146 14.3% 559 54.7%
Town 1,422 47.9 1,209,647 261 18.4% 289 20.3%
Local Authority or Agency 279 58.5 5,768,969 12 4.3% 213 76.3%
State 8,477 47.7 135,943,131 760 9.0% 2,646 31.2%
Other (not local) 151 57.5 347,820 38 25.2% 53 35.1%
Total 17,462 48.2 169,682,377 1,928 11.0% 4,531 25.9%

Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, National Bridge Inventory, 2016 with OSC calculations.