Special Report

States That Are Falling Apart

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45. Texas
> Roads in poor condition: 5.8% (20th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 1.6% (the lowest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 16.7% (21st lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $509 (23rd highest)

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44. Alabama
> Roads in poor condition: 1.8% (4th lowest)
> Deficient bridges: 7.4% (22nd lowest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 10.0% (14th lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $405 (15th lowest)

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43. Virginia
> Roads in poor condition: 3.0% (11th lowest)
> Deficient bridges: 5.9% (16th lowest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 16.0% (19th lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $541 (20th highest)

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42. Oregon
> Roads in poor condition: 3.2% (13th lowest)
> Deficient bridges: 5.4% (12th lowest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 18.0% (23rd lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $318 (10th lowest)

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41. Vermont
> Roads in poor condition: 4.1% (19th lowest)
> Deficient bridges: 5.2% (10th lowest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 16.2% (20th lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $906 (6th highest)