Search The United States National Bridge Inventory

Welcome: This tool allows you to search the 2008-9 copy of the FHWA-managed National Bridge Inventory. This is a technical feature designed for serious bridge enthusiasts who already know what they are looking for. This database was populated  using raw spreadsheet files of the NBI data created by James Baughn. These original files are located on his website in a 40mb zip file here.

Select a state to search within.
Type the name of the county to search. Be sure your spelling is correct. This field is required.
Search by bridge type.
Facility Carried
Feature Intersected
Route Number
Year Built: Single year searches only.
Location description.
FIPS Code / City or Municipality.
Number of Main Spans. Enter an integer number.
Deck Wearing Surface.
Bridge/Traffic Status.
Deck Condition
Superstructure Condition
Substructure Condition
Sufficiency Evaluation

Owner / Jurisdiction
Search by NBI Number.
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Note: If no bridges appear in the table, then your search did not return any results, or you did not specify a county (note that the county must be spelled correctly.  Also note that results will not be paginated, and some searches such as listing all bridges for one county may take time to load on slower connections.