Special Report

States That Are Falling Apart

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20. Michigan
> Roads in poor condition: 7.6% (14th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 10.5% (16th highest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 16.9% (22nd lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $172 (the lowest)

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19. Washington
> Roads in poor condition: 10.5% (9th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 4.8% (9th lowest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 31.0% (11th highest)
> State highway spending per driver: $385 (13th lowest)

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18. New Mexico
> Roads in poor condition: 3.7% (16th lowest)
> Deficient bridges: 6.3% (20th lowest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 52.0% (7th highest)
> State highway spending per driver: $662 (14th highest)

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17. Oklahoma
> Roads in poor condition: 7.1% (16th highest)
> Deficient bridges: 14.0% (9th highest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 8.8% (13th lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $689 (11th highest)

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16. South Dakota
> Roads in poor condition: 4.8% (24th lowest)
> Deficient bridges: 18.6% (4th highest)
> Dams at high hazard risk: 1.2% (the lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $878 (7th highest)

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