19th Annual Highway Report - Maryland

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

Maryland

  • Overall Rank in 2008 43
  • Overall Rank in 2007 41
  • Overall Rank in 2006 37
  • Overall Rank in 2005 38
  • Overall Rank in 2000 34


Maryland ranks 43rd in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, falling two spots from last year’s report. Maryland ranks 44th in total highway disbursements, 18th in fatalities, 31st in deficient and functionally obsolete bridges and 48th in urban Interstate congestion. Maryland’s best rankings come in rural Interstate condition (1st), fatality rates (18th) and narrow rural lanes (25th). Maryland’s lowest rankings are in urban Interstate congestion (48th) and capital and bridge disbursements (47th). Maryland’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008  Rank 

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles  41 
  • State Highway Agency Miles  46 
  • Total Disbursements  44 
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements  47 
  • Maintenance Disbursements  45 
  • Administrative Disbursements  33 
  • Rural Interstate Condition  1 
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition  29 
  • Urban Interstate Condition  39 
  • Urban Interstate Congestion  48 
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges  31 
  • Fatality Rates  18 
  • Narrow Rural Lanes  25 

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



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