Reason Foundation’s Annual Highway Report ranks every state’s highway system on pavement condition, traffic congestion, deficient bridges, traffic fatality rates, spending per-mile and more.
Los Angeles (September 22, 2016) – Alaska ranks 50th in the nation in overall highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the new 22nd Annual Highway Report published today by Reason Foundation
The state’s overall ranking has worsened, it was ranked 49th in the previous report.
Alaska ranks 25th in fatality rate, 20th in deficient bridges, 48th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 31st in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 21st in urbanized area congestion.
On spending, Alaska ranks 20th in total disbursements per mile and 23rd in administrative disbursements per mile.
Alaska’s best rankings are deficient bridges (20th), total disbursements per mile (20th), and urbanized area congestion (21st).
Alaska’s worst rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (50th) and rural Interstate pavement condition (48th).
Alaska’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 35th largest system.
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