Special Report

States With the Worst Roads

Hawaii road
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5. Hawaii
> Public roads in poor condition: 38.3% (5th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 42.5% (3rd highest)
> Added vehicle costs: $515 per motorist (3rd highest)
> Size of road system: 9,698 lane-miles (the smallest)

Wisconsin Highway 110
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4. Wisconsin
> Public roads in poor condition: 42.0% (4th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 14.0% (5th lowest)
> Added vehicle costs: $281 per motorist (24th lowest)
> Size of road system: 238,240 lane-miles (13th largest)

Skyline of Hartford Connecticut on a beautiful sunny day
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3. Connecticut
> Public roads in poor condition: 44.5% (3rd highest)
> Deficient bridges: 34.5% (8th highest)
> Added vehicle costs: $294 per motorist (22nd highest)
> Size of road system: 45,809 lane-miles (7th smallest)

New Jersey Turnpike
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2. New Jersey
> Public roads in poor condition: 48.7% (2nd highest)
> Deficient bridges: 35.5% (6th highest)
> Added vehicle costs: $601 per motorist (the highest)
> Size of road system: 85,266 lane-miles (13th smallest)

Warwick, Rhode Island, Kent County
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1. Rhode Island
> Public roads in poor condition: 52.0% (the highest)
> Deficient bridges: 56.0% (the highest)
> Added vehicle costs: $467 per motorist (4th highest)
> Size of road system: 12,762 lane-miles (2nd smallest)

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