States With the Worst Roads

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Busy city highway at twilight.
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25. Illinois
> Public roads in poor condition: 18.8% (25th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 15.7% (6th lowest)
> Added vehicle costs: $292 per motorist (23rd highest)
> Size of road system: 306,086 lane-miles (3rd largest)

Delaware Route 41
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24. Delaware
> Public roads in poor condition: 19.1% (24th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 19.8% (15th lowest)
> Added vehicle costs: $257 per motorist (20th lowest)
> Size of road system: 13,876 lane-miles (3rd smallest)

Iowa
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23. Iowa
> Public roads in poor condition: 19.2% (23rd highest)
> Deficient bridges: 25.5% (21st highest)
> Added vehicle costs: $381 per motorist (11th highest)
> Size of road system: 234,073 lane-miles (15th largest)

Utah
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22. Utah
> Public roads in poor condition: 20.1% (22nd highest)
> Deficient bridges: 13.9% (4th lowest)
> Added vehicle costs: $197 per motorist (8th lowest)
> Size of road system: 97,273 lane-miles (15th smallest)

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Independence Pass Colorado
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21. Colorado
> Public roads in poor condition: 21.5% (21st highest)
> Deficient bridges: 16.0% (7th lowest)
> Added vehicle costs: $287 per motorist (25th highest)
> Size of road system: 184,666 lane-miles (22nd largest)