19th Annual Highway Report - Kentucky

The state's detailed results in highway performance and cost-effectiveness

Kentucky

  • Overall Rank in 2008 14
  • Overall Rank in 2007 10
  • Overall Rank in 2006 9
  • Overall Rank in 2005 12
  • Overall Rank in 2000 10


Kentucky ranks 14th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, falling four spots from last year’s report. Kentucky ranks 13th in total highway disbursements, 44th in fatalities, 37th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 43rd in urban Interstate congestion. Kentucky’s best rankings come in administrative disbursements (1st), rural Interstate condition (1st) and state-controlled highway miles (8th). Kentucky’s lowest rankings are in fatality rates (44th) and urban Interstate congestion (43rd). Kentucky’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008  Rank 

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles  8 
  • State Highway Agency Miles  10 
  • Total Disbursements  13 
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements  17 
  • Maintenance Disbursements  11 
  • Administrative Disbursements  1 
  • Rural Interstate Condition  1 
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition  17 
  • Urban Interstate Condition  11 
  • Urban Interstate Congestion  43 
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges  37 
  • Fatality Rates  44 
  • Narrow Rural Lanes  39

The full 19th Annual Highway Report and other states' rankings are here.




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