States With the Worst Roads

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Kansas freeway
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40. Kansas
> Public roads in poor condition: 9.7% (11th lowest)
> Deficient bridges: 16.9% (11th lowest)
> Added vehicle costs: $319 per motorist (18th highest)
> Size of road system: 286,701 lane-miles (4th largest)

Crossing the Dauphin Island Bridge Alabama
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39. Alabama
> Public roads in poor condition: 9.9% (12th lowest)
> Deficient bridges: 22.0% (21st lowest)
> Added vehicle costs: $141 per motorist (3rd lowest)
> Size of road system: 213,075 lane-miles (17th largest)

Houston, Texas 3
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38. Texas
> Public roads in poor condition: 10.2% (13th lowest)
> Deficient bridges: 18.9% (13th lowest)
> Added vehicle costs: $343 per motorist (15th highest)
> Size of road system: 677,575 lane-miles (the largest)

Georgia
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37. Georgia
> Public roads in poor condition: 11.3% (14th lowest)
> Deficient bridges: 16.3% (9th lowest)
> Added vehicle costs: $60 per motorist (the lowest)
> Size of road system: 270,335 lane-miles (8th largest)

Oregon - Columbia Gorge winding highway with semi trucks evening traffic
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36. Oregon
> Public roads in poor condition: 11.6% (15th lowest)
> Deficient bridges: 23.1% (25th lowest)
> Added vehicle costs: $173 per motorist (4th lowest)
> Size of road system: 150,973 lane-miles (20th smallest)