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Maintaining good bridges is critical to a strong economy

​Latest bridge condition report shows we have work to do

The health of Oregon's bridges directly affects the health of our economy and job market

​Executive Summary


Maintaining good bridges is critical to a strong economy andMarquam Bridge in Portland to preserving safe and reliable travel.

Deteriorated bridges can impede mobility and force trucks to detour, costing businesses time and money. Measuring the current health of Oregon’s bridge population enables the Oregon Department of Transportation to track conditions over time to determine bridge rehabilitation and replacement needs.

ODOT’s 2015 Bridge Condition Report summarizes bridge condition ratings on state highways and performance measures based on National Bridge Inventory and ODOT data. As a consistent reference point for evaluation, ODOT uses the bridge conditions snapshot provided annually to the Federal Highway Administration. Data from the April 2015 submittal is the basis of this report.

​News release (pdf)

Executive summary (pdf)

Full Report (pdf)

Interactive map with state highway bridge conditions

Media site visits (pdf)

Infographic (pdf)

Photo gallery (Flickr)

Videos (YouTube)

Raw HD broadcast quality video (DropBox)​ ​

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Infographic ​YouTube Flickr DropBox

View YouTube video of our underwater bridge inspection team as they dive to review the Siuslaw Bridge.
View video: Florence, OR
Underwater Bridge Inspection

View YouTube video of one of our bridge inspectors as he inspects below the deck of the Marquam bridge.
View video: Portland, OR
Marquam Bridge Inspection

View gallery of bridges before and after repairs, or in need of repairs.
View photos from our bridge gallery
Download raw HD broadcast quality video footage of ODOT crews performing and explaining bridge inspections.
Download raw HD broadcast quality video footage