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Bridges & Structures

Download NBI ASCII files 2019

Note: The record format has been adjusted to accommodate the Pavement and Bridge Condition Performance Measures final rule. The updated format can be found at https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/nbi/format.cfm. Further discussion of the affected data items can be found at https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/britab.cfm.

Instructions for importing the data into excel can be found here: Importing the data into MS Excel

Delimited Files

No Delimiter

  • Download Highway Bridges for all States (individual state files) as a zip file (53 mb).
  • Download Highway Bridges for all States (all states in a single file) as a zip file (53 mb).
  • Download all records. Includes non-highway and routes under bridges zip file (58 mb).
No Delimiters
StateNo. Highway Bridges
Alabama 16,162
Alaska 1,595
Arizona 8,320
Arkansas 12,902
California 25,771
Colorado 8,785
Connecticut 4,336
Delaware 879
District of Columbia 244
Florida 12,518
Georgia 14,940
Hawaii 1,138
Idaho 4,493
Illinois 26,825
Indiana 19,284
Iowa 24,043
Kansas 24,934
Kentucky 14,394
Louisiana 12,884
Maine 2,461
Maryland 5,402
Massachusetts 5,233
Michigan 11,244
Minnesota 13,346
Mississippi 17,019
Missouri 24,494
Montana 5,278
Nebraska 15,332
Nevada 2,029
New Hampshire 2,502
New Jersey 6,786
New Mexico 4,014
New York 17,540
North Carolina 18,407
North Dakota 4,329
Ohio 27,167
Oklahoma 23,138
Oregon 8,211
Pennsylvania 22,911
Rhode Island 779
South Carolina 9,419
South Dakota 5,821
Tennessee 20,226
Texas 54,432
Utah 3,063
Vermont 2,818
Virginia 13,933
Washington 8,300
West Virginia 7,291
Wisconsin 14,249
Wyoming 3,114
Guam 10
Puerto Rico 2,315
U.S. Virgin Islands 24
Totals 617,084

Delimited files

Files are comma separated and the single quote is the text qualifier.

  • Download Highway Bridges for all States (individual state files) as a zip file (55 mb).
  • Download Highway Bridges for all States (in a single file) as a zip file zip file (55 mb)
  • Download all records. Includes non-highway and routes under bridges zip file (60 mb).
Comma Delimited
StateNo. Highway Bridges
Alabama 16,162
Alaska 1,595
Arizona 8,320
Arkansas 12,902
California 25,771
Colorado 8,785
Connecticut 4,336
Delaware 879
District of Columbia 244
Florida 12,518
Georgia 14,940
Hawaii 1,138
Idaho 4,493
Illinois 26,825
Indiana 19,284
Iowa 24,043
Kansas 24,934
Kentucky 14,394
Louisiana 12,884
Maine 2,461
Maryland 5,402
Massachusetts 5,233
Michigan 11,244
Minnesota 13,346
Mississippi 17,019
Missouri 24,494
Montana 5,278
Nebraska 15,332
Nevada 2,029
New Hampshire 2,502
New Jersey 6,786
New Mexico 4,014
New York 17,540
North Carolina 18,407
North Dakota 4,329
Ohio 27,167
Oklahoma 23,138
Oregon 8,211
Pennsylvania 22,911
Rhode Island 779
South Carolina 9,419
South Dakota 5,821
Tennessee 20,226
Texas 54,432
Utah 3,063
Vermont 2,818
Virginia 13,933
Washington 8,300
West Virginia 7,291
Wisconsin 14,249
Wyoming 3,114
Guam 10
Puerto Rico 2,315
U.S. Virgin Islands 24
Totals 617,084
Updated: 03/30/2020
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