State of Oklahoma ranks in Top 10 for highway bridge conditions
- Oklahoma ranked as the ninth-best state for highway bridge conditions.
- In 2004, Oklahoma was ranked 49th in the nation for highway bridge conditions. Nearly 1,200 of our 6,800 bridges were considered structurally deficient.
- In the most recent report, produced by the Federal Highway Administration, only 86 bridges are now considered structurally deficient.
- Oklahoma’s highway system is valued at $60 billion, making it Oklahoma’s No. 1 physical asset.
Top 10 States with the Best Highway Bridge Conditions
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This article originally appeared in the September 2020 edition of The Point.