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7. Vermont

August 17, 2018

Percent of rural roads in poor condition: 24%Percent of bridges that are structurally deficient: 6%Percent of state expenditures devoted to highways: 6.72%

As a largely rural northeastern state, Vermont is in great need for infrastructure updates for the sake of its economy. Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy recently oversaw the passage of a national Fiscal Year 2019 bill that will invest in improvements, particularly for the state’s railroad bridges.

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