A Safer Road to Tomorrow Coalition is your source for NH infrastructure information. The coalition is comprised of leading local organizations that recognize the importance of a modern, sustainable transportation system. This website will provide you will factual information about our state highway system and other safety initiatives that will protect New Hampshire roads & bridges.
March 2021 Issue Now Available - Download Here
- America's Infrastructure Gets C- Grade
- What to Expect from President Biden's Upcoming Infrastructure Plan
- Newly Confirmed U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Pushes for Federal Road Usage Fee
- New Minnesota Bill Would Introduce Electric Fuel Tax
New Report Gives America's Infrastructure a C- Grade
On March 3, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its 2021 assessment of America's infrastructure. The assessment, released every four years, grades the country's infrastructure across 17 categories based on condition and funding needs. The group gave America's overall infrastructure a C-, while roads received a D grade and bridges received a C grade. Read more about the assessment in our March 2021 newsletter.
TRIP Issues Reports on New Hampshire Road & Bridge Conditions, Economic Conditions
On June 23, TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit, issued a series of reports examining New Hampshire road and bridge conditions, traffic safety, and economic development. Read the full series of reports here.
According to the reports:
- 24 percent of major roads are in poor condition
- 9 percent of NH bridges are rated poor/structurally deficient
- The average motorist in the state's largest urban areas loses up to 30 hours in wasted time or up to $612 in fuel each year due to traffic congestion