States With the Worst Roads

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Richmond, Virginia
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20. Virginia
> Public roads in poor condition: 21.9% (20th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 25.9% (19th highest)
> Added vehicle costs: $254 per motorist (18th lowest)
> Size of road system: 162,592 lane-miles (24th smallest)

Baltimore, Maryland
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19. Maryland
> Public roads in poor condition: 22.2% (19th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 26.8% (17th highest)
> Added vehicle costs: $422 per motorist (7th highest)
> Size of road system: 70,303 lane-miles (10th smallest)

Alaska
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18. Alaska
> Public roads in poor condition: 23.2% (18th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 22.7% (24th lowest)
> Added vehicle costs: $359 per motorist (13th highest)
> Size of road system: 31,716 lane-miles (5th smallest)

St. Louis, Missouri
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17. Missouri
> Public roads in poor condition: 23.7% (17th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 26.5% (18th highest)
> Added vehicle costs: $380 per motorist (12th highest)
> Size of road system: 272,976 lane-miles (6th largest)

Aerial view of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana
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16. Louisiana
> Public roads in poor condition: 23.9% (16th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 29.1% (14th highest)
> Added vehicle costs: $408 per motorist (9th highest)
> Size of road system: 130,024 lane-miles (17th smallest)