Road Conditions

According to the latest FHWA data, Ohio's overall road conditions are moderate. 18% of state roads are considered to be in poor condition against 64% considered to be in either good or fair shape.

Bridge Conditions

According to the latest FHWA data, Ohio's overall bridge conditions are positive. 6% of state bridges are considered to be in poor condition against 58% considered to be in good shape, ranking the state as 33rd 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 27,277 bridges in the state, comprising 13,956,582 sq meters of overall bridge deck area.

Funding Report

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

2018 Total: $1,410,935,784.00

2019 Total: $1,447,595,770.00

State Gas Tax: 28.0 cents per gallon

Number of Road Fatalities per 100 Million Miles Traveled Vs. U.S. Average
These numbers break down as:

1.56/1.79 Rural
0.74/0.85 Urban
Total Number of Fatal Crashes Statewide (2017)
Total Road Fatalities Across All Road Function Classes 2016 vs. 2017
This represents an increase of 4%.

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