America’s Worst Roads:
Christopher Ingraham writes in the Washington Post:
The worst roads in America are in Washington D.C., where 92 percent of our major roadways are rated as “poor.” Conversely, zero percent of D.C.’s roads received a “good” rating in the Federal Highway Administration data analyzed by TRIP. There is almost literally not a single good road in D.C.
But D.C. is a special case, since it is not a state and doesn’t have vast stretches of highway like most places in the U.S. do. So among the real states, the worst roads are in California where 51 percent of the highways are rated poor. Rhode Island, New Jersey and Michigan all have “poor” ratings of 40 percent or more.
Failing Grade from the American Society of Civil Engineers:
The Cost of Failure:
America’s Infrastructure History: