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Bridges & Structures

Download NBI ASCII files 2020

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 are comma separated, and the text qualifier is a single quote.

No Delimiter

  • Download Highway Bridges for all States (individual state files) as a zip file (50 mb).
  • Download Highway Bridges for all States (in a single file) as a zip file (50 mb).
  • Download all records. Includes non-highway and routes under bridges zip file (56 mb).
No Delimiters
State No. Highway Bridges
Alabama 16,155
Alaska 1,645
Arizona 8,428
Arkansas 12,946
California 25,763
Colorado 8,829
Connecticut 4,357
Delaware 882
District of Columbia 243
Florida 12,592
Georgia 14,964
Hawaii 1,153
Idaho 4,522
Illinois 26,848
Indiana 19,327
Iowa 23,982
Kansas 24,948
Kentucky 14,422
Louisiana 12,853
Maine 2,472
Maryland 5,430
Massachusetts 5,229
Michigan 11,271
Minnesota 13,471
Mississippi 16,878
Missouri 24,538
Montana 5,271
Nebraska 15,348
Nevada 2,056
New Hampshire 2,514
New Jersey 6,801
New Mexico 4,024
New York 17,552
North Carolina 18,749
North Dakota 4,312
Ohio 27,072
Oklahoma 23,155
Oregon 8,214
Pennsylvania 22,965
Rhode Island 777
South Carolina 9,455
South Dakota 5,880
Tennessee 20,235
Texas 54,682
Utah 3,062
Vermont 2,827
Virginia 13,963
Washington 8,338
West Virginia 7,295
Wisconsin 14,271
Wyoming 3,122
Guam 10
Puerto Rico 2,334
U.S. Virgin Islands 24
Totals 618,456

Delimited Files

  • Download Highway Bridges for all States (individual state files) as a zip file (50 mb).
  • Download Highway Bridges for all States (in a single file) as a zip file (50 mb).
  • Download all records. Includes non-highway and routes under bridges zip file (55 mb).
Comma Delimited
State No. Highway Bridges
Alabama 16,155
Alaska 1,645
Arizona 8,428
Arkansas 12,946
California 25,763
Colorado 8,829
Connecticut 4,357
Delaware 882
District of Columbia 243
Florida 12,592
Georgia 14,964
Hawaii 1,153
Idaho 4,522
Illinois 26,848
Indiana 19,327
Iowa 23,982
Kansas 24,948
Kentucky 14,422
Louisiana 12,853
Maine 2,472
Maryland 5,430
Massachusetts 5,229
Michigan 11,271
Minnesota 13,471
Mississippi 16,878
Missouri 24,538
Montana 5,271
Nebraska 15,348
Nevada 2,056
New Hampshire 2,514
New Jersey 6,801
New Mexico 4,024
New York 17,552
North Carolina 18,749
North Dakota 4,312
Ohio 27,072
Oklahoma 23,155
Oregon 8,214
Pennsylvania 22,965
Rhode Island 777
South Carolina 9,455
South Dakota 5,880
Tennessee 20,235
Texas 54,682
Utah 3,062
Vermont 2,827
Virginia 13,963
Washington 8,338
West Virginia 7,295
Wisconsin 14,271
Wyoming 3,122
Guam 10
Puerto Rico 2,334
U.S. Virgin Islands 24
Totals 618,456
Updated: 03/10/2021
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