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More than a quarter of major Valley roads in poor condition, report says

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Posted at 9:01 AM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-12 12:01:56-04

Just over 26% of the major roads in the Phoenix area are in poor condition, according to a report analyzing federal highway statistics.

The analysis from automotive data company CoPilot ranked the Valley 25th for the worst roads out of 41 of the nation’s largest urban areas.

In the Valley, the worst problems were on arterial roads, with 29% of the arterial roads and 30% of the minor arterials in poor condition.

In contrast, only 0.8% of the Phoenix area interstates and freeways were in poor condition, according to the report.

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