If you've ever been late for an appointment because you got caught in a traffic jam, you know the importance of good infrastructure. Companies searching for America's Top States for Business want a place where they can get their people — and their products — where they need to be, on time. That means not just good roads and bridges but airports, seaports and rail lines. Good infrastructure also means sound utilities.
We measure all of those things and more in our Infrastructure category, worth 350 out of 2,500 points. You can see our complete study and learn about our methodology here. Only a handful of states have the infrastructure to be Top States. These are the top 10.