Hey Christie, most federal money goes for roads, NJ highways cost the most, highest in the nation.Submitted by joeinmo on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 20:14
New Jersey's roads may not be paved with gold, but they certainly are expensive.
The state ranks highest in the nation in the cost of maintaining its roads, spending almost twice as much per mile as the number-two state, California, according to a new national study.
New Jersey spent $1.2 million per mile a year to maintain and build its roads and bridges, compared to a national average of $145,000 per mile, the study said. The lowest spending was by South Carolina, which spent $31,379 per mile.
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