States With the Highest (and Lowest) Gas Taxes

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Bridge in downtown Chicago, Illinois
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11. Illinois
> State gas tax: 34.0 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.34 / gal. (18th highest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 22.4% (12th highest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 73% (tied – the highest)

Tugboats in the harbor of an Ocean in Rhode Island
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12. Rhode Island
> State gas tax: 34.0 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.32 / gal. (21st highest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 22.6% (10th highest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 70% (tied – 4th highest)

Aerial view of Cloverleaf Freeway Intersection in South Bend, Indiana
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13. Indiana
> State gas tax: 33.6 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.09 / gal. (2nd lowest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 24.8% (3rd highest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 17% (the lowest)

Desert road Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada
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14. Nevada
> State gas tax: 33.5 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.46 / gal. (tied – 8th highest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 21.1% (19th highest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 20% (3rd lowest)

Maryland
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15. Maryland
> State gas tax: 33.5 cents / gal.
> Gas price: $2.33 / gal. (20th highest)
> State + fed. taxes as pct. of gas price: 22.3% (13th highest)
> Pct. of roadway in sub-optimal condition: 55% (17th highest)