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Reason Foundation has a mash-up map of how state highway systems perform according to their data (PDF). The quick and dirty of the map is that the Northeast has problems when it comes to their roads. Deaths, worn infrastructure, narrow lanes, etc. cause problems for commuters (I am glad I do not have a car). The central and western states do much better; however, the South has problems though not as bad as the Northeast. Money spent does not equal road performance.
The five best states are
The bottom five states are
Rhode Island (53.01% of all bridges are "deficient")