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Bridges & Structures

Download NBI ASCII files 2018

Due to an error that was discovered in all bridge measurement data items, we recommend re-downloading any 2018 data files that were downloaded between 3/15/2019 and 4/16/2019. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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 (52 mb).
  • Download Highway Bridges for all States (all states in a single file) as a zip file (52 mb).
  • Download all records. Includes non-highway and routes under bridges zip file (56 mb).
No Delimiters
StateNo. Highway Bridges
Alabama 16,130
Alaska 1,592
Arizona 8,294
Arkansas 12,892
California 25,737
Colorado 8,786
Connecticut 4,270
Delaware 863
District of Columbia 244
Florida 12,435
Georgia 14,879
Hawaii 1,137
Idaho 4,482
Illinois 26,809
Indiana 19,280
Iowa 24,123
Kansas 24,906
Kentucky 14,368
Louisiana 12,899
Maine 2,473
Maryland 5,357
Massachusetts 5,215
Michigan 11,228
Minnesota 13,358
Mississippi 17,071
Missouri 24,512
Montana 5,265
Nebraska 15,349
Nevada 1,979
New Hampshire 2,494
New Jersey 6,746
New Mexico 4,010
New York 17,521
North Carolina 18,377
North Dakota 4,355
Ohio 27,277
Oklahoma 23,116
Oregon 8,161
Pennsylvania 22,737
Rhode Island 780
South Carolina 9,401
South Dakota 5,824
Tennessee 20,177
Texas 54,131
Utah 3,061
Vermont 2,778
Virginia 13,931
Washington 8,278
West Virginia 7,269
Wisconsin 14,275
Wyoming 3,129
Guam 10
Puerto Rico 2,325
Totals 616,096

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 (58 mb).
  • Download Highway Bridges for all States (in a single file) as a zip file zip file (58 mb)
  • Download all records. Includes non-highway and routes under bridges zip file (62 mb).
Comma Delimited
StateNo. Highway Bridges
Alabama 16,130
Alaska 1,592
Arizona 8,294
Arkansas 12,892
California 25,737
Colorado 8,786
Connecticut 4,270
Delaware 863
District of Columbia 244
Florida 12,435
Georgia 14,879
Hawaii 1,137
Idaho 4,482
Illinois 26,809
Indiana 19,280
Iowa 24,123
Kansas 24,906
Kentucky 14,368
Louisiana 12,899
Maine 2,473
Maryland 5,357
Massachusetts 5,215
Michigan 11,228
Minnesota 13,358
Mississippi 17,071
Missouri 24,512
Montana 5,265
Nebraska 15,349
Nevada 1,979
New Hampshire 2,494
New Jersey 6,746
New Mexico 4,010
New York 17,521
North Carolina 18,377
North Dakota 4,355
Ohio 27,277
Oklahoma 23,116
Oregon 8,161
Pennsylvania 22,737
Rhode Island 780
South Carolina 9,401
South Dakota 5,824
Tennessee 20,177
Texas 54,131
Utah 3,061
Vermont 2,778
Virginia 13,931
Washington 8,278
West Virginia 7,269
Wisconsin 14,275
Wyoming 3,129
Guam 10
Puerto Rico 2,325
Totals 616,096
Updated: 04/22/2019
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