Just 8% of major roads in the New York City area are in good condition.

Just 8% of major roads in the New York City area are in good condition. A desirable goal for state and local organizations responsible for road maintenance is to keep 75% of major roads in good condition.

54% of major roads in the New York City urban area are rated in poor condition – the sixth highest percentage in the nation among large cities. An additional 28% of the area’s major roads are in mediocre condition. This includes Interstates, highways, connecting urban arterials, and key urban streets that are maintained by state, county or municipal governments.