Heading out on the roadways in Idaho means driving on some of the best road infrastructure.
In a report done by QuoteWizard, Idaho was ranked seventh when it came to the best road infrastructure in the nation.
Other Key Facts shared by QuoteWizard:
5% of Idaho’s roads are in poor condition, the number 1 – lowest rate in the nation. It costs $427 per driver in Idaho due to poor roads, the 10th least amount per capita. 8.74% of the bridges in Idaho are structurally deficient, the 28th lowest percentage. 36% of the allocated highway budged is spent on road repairs.
The Idaho Department of Transportation says that they always work on maintaining the roads before expanding them.
“We know that we have a backlog of maintenance needs and those need to be addressed before we start expanding. We’re always constantly working on maintenance trying to keep up on what’s needed. Continually trying to reduce the backlog, we have a big backlog of maintenance that we have scheduled or know about, we’re just trying to work on that backlog of maintenance,” said ITD’s, Wade Allen. >
Rhode Island, Oklahoma and West Virginia were ranked worst for road infrastructure in the nation