AI for Infrastructure: 2021 U.S. City Roads Report

Workers Are Gearing Up for Their Return to the Office. But Are America’s Roads Ready for Rush Hour?

As millions of Americans are preparing to return to offices and downtown business districts since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation partnered with RoadBotics to assess roadway conditions in 20 of the nation’s major metropolitan areas.

Click on the map below to see how each city ranked and read our full report to learn more. 

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20 Road Networks in America

USA Map Seattle San Francisco Los Angeles Phoenix Denver San Antonio Houston Oklahoma City Minneapolis Saint Paul Chicago Nashville Detroit Columbus Jacksonville Charlotte Washington, DC Philadelphia New York Boston
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Boston, Massachussetts
Overall Road Network Score: 2.23

    
Network Rating Breakdown
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Boston Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Boston
Downtown Boston
Downtown Boston

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Overall Road Network Score: 2.16

    
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Charlotte Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Charlotte
Downtown Charlotte
Downtown Charlotte

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Chicago, Illinois
Overall Road Network Score: 2.11

    
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Chicago Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Chicago
Downtown Chicago
Downtown Chicago

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Columbus, Ohio
Overall Road Network Score: 2.32

    
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Columbus Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Columbus
Downtown Columbus
Downtown Columbus

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Denver, Colorado
Overall Road Network Score: 1.85

    
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Denver Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Columbus
Downtown Columbus
Downtown Columbus

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Detroit, Michigan
Overall Road Network Score: 2.57

    
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Detroit Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Detroit
Downtown Detroit
Downtown Detroit

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Washington, District of Columbia
Overall Road Network Score: 2.23

    
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Detroit Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Detroit
Downtown Detroit
Downtown Detroit

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Houston, Texas
Overall Road Network Score: 2.31

    
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Houston Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Houston
Downtown Houston
Downtown Houston

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Jacksonville, Florida
Overall Road Network Score: 1.81

    
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Jacksonville Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Jacksonville
Downtown Jacksonville
Downtown Jacksonville

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Los Angeles, California
Overall Road Network Score: 2.38

    
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Los Angeles Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown LA
Downtown LA
Downtown LA

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Overall Road Network Score: 2.26

    
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Minneapolis Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Minneapolis
Downtown Minneapolis
Downtown Minneapolis

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Nashville, Tennessee
Overall Road Network Score: 2.00

    
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Nashville Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Nashville
Downtown Nashville
Downtown Nashville

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New York, New York
Overall Road Network Score: 1.85

    
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New York City Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown NYC
Downtown NYC
Downtown NYC

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Overall Road Network Score: 2.38

    
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Oklahoma City Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Oklahoma City
Downtown Oklahoma City
Downtown Oklahoma City

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Overall Road Network Score: 1.74

    
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Phildelphia Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Philly
Downtown Philly
Downtown Philly

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Phoenix, Arizona
Overall Road Network Score: 2.57

    
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Phoenix Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Phoenix
Downtown Phoenix
Downtown Phoenix

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Overall Road Network Score: 2.34

    
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Minneapolis Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Minneapolis
Downtown Minneapolis
Downtown Minneapolis

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San Antonio, Texas
Overall Road Network Score: 2.21

    
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San Antonio Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown San Antonio
Downtown San Antonio
Downtown San Antonio

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San Francisco, California
Overall Road Network Score: 2.03

    
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San Francisco Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown San Francisco
Downtown San Francisco
Downtown San Francisco

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Seattle, Washington
Overall Road Network Score: 2.32

    
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Seattle Network Rating Breakdown

  % of Roads Rated 1 (best condition roads)
  % of Roads Rated 2
  % of Roads Rated 3
  % of Roads Rated 4
  % of Roads Rated 4 (worst condition roads)
Downtown Seattle
Downtown Seattle
Downtown Seattle