Thursday, September 18, 2014

21st Annual Highway Report's State-by-State Results

Pennsylvania roads, highways and bridges are in pitiful shape (but you already know that if you drive around the state.)

From Reason Foundation:

Los Angeles (September 18, 2014) - Pennsylvania ranks 41st in the nation in overall highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the latest Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation. Pennsylvania ranked 40th in the previous report.

Pennsylvania's highways rank 34th in fatality rate, 48th in the percentage of deficient bridges, 20th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 23 rd in urban Interstate pavement condition and 33rd in urban Interstate congestion.

On spending, Pennsylvania ranks 26th in total disbursements per mile and 24th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Pennsylvania's best rankings are rural Interstate pavement condition (20th), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (21st) and urban Interstate pavement condition (23rd).

Pennsylvania's worst rankings are narrow rural arterial lanes (50th) and deficient bridges (48th).

Pennsylvania's state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 5th largest system in the country.

Pennsylvania's Complete Results

Overall Rank in 2012: 41st
Overall Rank in 2011: 40th
Overall Rank in 2009: 39th

Performance by Category in 2012

Total Disbursements per Mile 26

Capital and Bridge Disbursement per Mile 21

Maintenance Disbursements per Mile 34

Administrative Disbursements per Mile 24

Rural Interstate Pavement Condition 20

Rural Arterial Pavement Condition 24

Urban Interstate Pavement Condition 23

Urban Interstate Congestion 33

Deficient Bridges 48

Fatality Rate 34

Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes 50

Overall Performance 41

21st Annual Highway Report's State-by-State Results

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