BY DAN WALTERS DECEMBER 9, 2020 New survey finds that California has the roughest roads of any state due to neglected maintenance — but second highest gas taxes. Much has been said and written about the nation’s stark political divisions and a state-by-state map of November’s presidential election confirms them. The 50 states were evenly divided between President Donald Trump and his successful challenger, Joe Biden, but the latter triumphed by winning the more populous states. This week, another map was published that bore an uncanny resemblance to the ones portraying the presidential outcome. Generated by Money Geek, a website devoted to personal finance issues, it displays the differences among states in the conditions of their highways and in how much they are spending on roadway maintenance.
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