EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSWV Highways System Ranks 32nd In Nation
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Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Jul. 2, 2013 10:24 AM EDT
Updated: Jul. 2, 2013 10:30 AM EDT
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia
West Virginia's state highways system is ranked 32nd in the nation in overall highway performance and efficiency.
The latest Annual Highway Report by the Reason Foundation ranked West Virginia 27th and 30th in the previous two reports, according to a news release from the foundation.
West Virginia ranks 47th in fatality rate, 45th in deficient bridges, 39th in rural interstate pavement condition, and 30th in urban interstate pavement condition. The Mountain State has the second lowest total disbursements per mile and fourth lowest urban interstate congestion.
With 34,596 miles under the state highway control, it is the sixth largest system in the country. The state spent $40,436 per mile in 2009.
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