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Pennsylvania
Road Conditions

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

  • 29% of state roads are considered to be in poor condition.
  • 25% of state roads are considered to be in mediocre condition.
  • 16% of state roads are considered to be in fair condition.
  • 30% of state roads are considered to be in good condition.
Bridge Conditions

According to the latest FHWA data, Pennsylvania's overall bridge conditions are alarming. 15% of state bridges are considered to be in poor condition, 53% are in fair condition, and 32% are considered to be in good shape, ranking the state as 5th 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 22,911 bridges in the state, comprising 13,170,292 sq meters of overall bridge deck area.

Funding Report

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

2018 Total: $1,727,056,799.00

2019 Total: $1,771,930,508.00

2020 Total (estimated, before post-apportionment set-asides, penalties, and sequestration): $1,817,042,511.00

State Gas Tax (including any ancillary fees): 58.7 cents per gallon

1.17/1.13
Number of Road Fatalities per 100 Million Miles Traveled Vs. U.S. Average
These numbers break down as:

1.53/1.67 Rural
0.97/0.86 Urban
1,190
Total Number of Motor Vehicle Fatalities Statewide 2018
524/660
Total Number of Motor Vehicle Fatalities Statewide 2018 - Rural vs. Urban
A total of 6 deaths remain classified as "unknown."

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The Need for Better Traffic Management During Turbulent Times
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Simon Topp There’s no question: road agencies are operating in turbulent times. From the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 presidential election to…
December 09, 2020
For this project, legislation mandated the rerouting of I-95 along the PA and NJ Turnpikes, which also necessitated the redesignation of 20 miles of what was originally I-95. The original segment to be redesignated was not a strict north/south or east/west configuration, but was circuitous in nature.
For this project, legislation mandated the rerouting of I-95 along the PA and NJ Turnpikes, which also necessitated the redesignation of 20 miles of what was originally I-95. The original segment to be redesignated was not a strict north/south or east/west configuration, but was circuitous in nature.
Construction of the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-276) was completed throughout the Mid-Atlantic region in 1956, while I-95 was constructed in 1969…
November 11, 2020

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