District of Columbia

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Road Conditions

According to the latest TRIP analysis of FHWA data, the District of Columbia's overall road conditions are highly alarming.

  • 93% of state roads are considered to be in poor condition.
  • 6% of state roads are considered to be in mediocre condition.
  • 0% of state roads are considered to be in fair condition.
  • 1% of state roads are considered to be in good condition.
Bridge Conditions

According to the latest FHWA data, D.C.'s overall bridge conditions are fairly positive. 4% of the district's bridges are considered to be in poor condition, 71% are in fair condition, and 25% are considered to be in good shape, ranking the district as 43rd in the nation according to the American Road Transportation Builders Association's deficiency rank (which takes into account the District of Columbia, as well as Puerto Rico).

There are 244 bridges in the district, comprising 566,541 sq meters of overall bridge deck area.

Funding Report

Apportionments under the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act:

2018 Total: $167,953,361.00

2019 Total: $172,317,254.00

2020 Total (estimated, before post-apportionment set-asides, penalties, and sequestration): $176,704,316.00

State Gas Tax (including any ancillary fees): 23.50 cents per gallon

0.84/1.13
Number of Road Fatalities per 100 Million Miles Traveled Vs. U.S. Average
There are no appreciable rural road areas in the District of Columbia, therefore a breakdown of urban/rural numbers is moot. The general figure is entirely considered to be urban.
31
Total Number of Motor Vehicle Fatalities Statewide 2018
1/30
Total Number of Motor Vehicle Fatalities Statewide 2018 - Rural vs. Urban

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