Georgia roads rank 26th in US: Report

Georgia’s highway system ranked 26th in the nation for its cost-effectiveness and condition in Reason Foundation’s 25th Annual Highway Report.

The Reason Foundation, a libertarian think-tank, evaluated state-controlled highways’ conditions in 13 categories, including pavement condition, traffic congestion, structurally deficient bridges, traffic fatalities and spending per mile.

Georgia has the 13th largest state-owned highway in the nation. The state manages 18% of its nearly 90,000 miles of roadway.

Georgia received its best rankings in urban arterial pavement condition, structurally deficient bridges and rural arterial pavement condition.

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