Special Report

States That Are Falling Apart

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45. Georgia
> Roads in poor condition: 2.8% (12th lowest)
> Structurally deficient bridges: 3.3% (7th lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $254 (3rd lowest)
> Avg. travel time to work: 28.8 minutes (7th highest)

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44. Alabama
> Roads in poor condition: 2.1% (5th lowest)
> Structurally deficient bridges: 4.3% (9th lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $405 (15th lowest)
> Avg. travel time to work: 24.6 minutes (25th highest)

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43. Kansas
> Roads in poor condition: 1.3% (2nd lowest)
> Structurally deficient bridges: 5.2% (17th lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $537 (21st highest)
> Avg. travel time to work: 19.1 minutes (6th lowest)

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42. Texas
> Roads in poor condition: 5.5% (23rd highest)
> Structurally deficient bridges: 1.3% (the lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $509 (23rd highest)
> Avg. travel time to work: 26.5 minutes (14th highest)

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41. Tennessee
> Roads in poor condition: 2.4% (10th lowest)
> Structurally deficient bridges: 4.3% (10th lowest)
> State highway spending per driver: $270 (5th lowest)
> Avg. travel time to work: 25.1 minutes (21st highest)

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