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Road Conditions

According to the latest FHWA data, Pennsylvania's overall road conditions are alarming. 30% of state roads are considered to be in poor condition against 46% considered to be in either good or fair shape.

Bridge Conditions

According to the latest FHWA data, Pennsylvania's overall bridge conditions are alarming. 17% of state bridges are considered to be in poor condition against 30% 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 22,737 bridges in the state, comprising 13,945,241 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

State Gas Tax: 58.7 cents per gallon (the highest in the nation)

1.12/1.16
Number of Road Fatalities per 100 Million Miles Traveled Vs. U.S. Average
These numbers break down as:

1.73/1.79 Rural
0.79/0.85 Urban
1,083
Total Number of Fatal Crashes Statewide (2017)
1,188/1,137
Total Road Fatalities Across All Road Function Classes 2016 vs. 2017
This represents a decrease of 4%.

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