Again? Report ranks New Jersey highways last overall in US

Reason Foundation's 26th Annual Highway Report ranked New Jersey last overall, including last in four other categories.

News 12 Staff

Nov 23, 2021, 6:16 PM

Updated 932 days ago

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Reason Foundation's 26th Annual Highway Report ranked New Jersey last overall, including last in four other categories.
The report examines every state's pavement and bridge conditions, congestion delays, traffic fatalities, administrative costs, spending per mile, and more.
Reason ranked the state last overall in 2020′s report too. The state also finished last in total disbursements per mile, capital and bridge disbursements per mile, maintenance disbursements per mile, and urbanized area congestion.
Compared to other states, New Jersey’s biggest downfall was the high cost of maintenance, construction and big projects.
The report did say the state is better than 46 other states for traffic fatalities. It also leads the nation for fewest fatalities on rural roads. The state was also ranked first for the condition of rural interstate highway pavement.


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