There is near unanimity that the condition of our state’s roads is in serious decline.
However, there is debate as to why. Our roads are an asset, and as with most assets their condition can be measured by numbers.
What follows are figures that must be considered to make South Carolina’s roads and bridges as safe and smooth as they were a generation ago.
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◆ South Carolina ranks No. 4 among 50 states in miles of state-maintained roads with 41,460 miles