Special Report

States That Are Falling Apart

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25. Mississippi
> Roads in poor condition: 6.7% (19th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 11.8% (12th highest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 5.8% (7th lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $468 (23rd lowest)

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24. Maine
> Roads in poor condition: 4.4% (22nd lowest)
> Deficient bridges: 13.3% (10th highest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 11.6% (16th lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $610 (15th highest)

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23. New Hampshire
> Roads in poor condition: 5.0% (24th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 10.9% (13th highest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 21.2% (25th lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $422 (18th lowest)

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22. Missouri
> Roads in poor condition: 2.2% (6th lowest)
> Deficient bridges: 12.6% (11th highest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 27.2% (17th highest)
> State highway spending per driver: $314 (9th lowest)

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21. Nebraska
> Roads in poor condition: 5.7% (21st highest)
> Deficient bridges: 14.7% (6th highest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 4.8% (4th lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $561 (17th highest)