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Keeping An Eye On PA Bridge Conditions

/ WDAC

HARRISBURG – According to PennDOT, the overall condition of state-maintained bridges has improved compared to January 2015. PennDOT also unveiled a new “Bridge Conditions” map at projects.penndot.gov where the public can view conditions of state-and-locally owned bridges. Since January 2015, there are 819 more state-maintained bridges in good condition, the number in poor condition has dropped by 1,044, and the number in fair condition has increased by 95. Since 2015, 2,086 state-maintained bridges have been restored and the department has put out 1,017 bridge projects. There are nearly 25,400 state-maintained bridges in Pennsylvania, the third-highest number in the nation, with the average age of state-owned bridges at over 50 years old.

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