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10 deficient Calif. bridges in or near L.A.

March 22, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A new report out on the condition of California's bridges and overpasses reveals some disturbing information.

California ranks 18th worst nationally. One in 10 bridges is structurally deficient, according to a report released by the organization Transportation For America. The organization expects that figure to rise.

According to the report, the top 10 most heavily traveled of the structurally deficient bridges are in the greater Los Angeles area.

The report estimates the state needs an average of $323 from each licensed driver to address the bridge problems.

The report comes from the group Transportation for America.

List of California's top 10 heavily traveled, most structurally deficient bridges

  1. Interstate 10 at Normandie Ave. (Los Angeles County)
  2. Interstate 10 at Budlong Ave. (L.A. County)
  3. Interstate 10 and ramps at 16 streets (L.A. County)
  4. Interstate 10 at Interstate 110 (L.A. County)
  5. I-10 and ramps at 11 city streets (L.A. County)
  6. I-10 and ramps over the L.A. River (L.A. County)
  7. I-10 and ramps at three connectors and eight city streets (L.A. County)
  8. Interstate 605 at I-5 and connector ramps (L.A. County)
  9. Interstate 405 at Pico and at Exposition (L.A. County)
  10. Interstate 5 at Route 55 (Orange County)