19th Annual Highway Report - Massachusetts

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

Massachusetts

  • Overall Rank in 2008 44
  • Overall Rank in 2007 44
  • Overall Rank in 2006 43
  • Overall Rank in 2005 45
  • Overall Rank in 2000 49


Massachusetts ranks 44th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, with no change in position from last year’s report. Massachusetts ranks 48th in total highway disbursements, 1st in fatalities, 45th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 23rd in urban Interstate congestion. Massachusetts’s best rankings come in fatality rates (1st), urban Interstate condition (1st) and rural Interstate condition (1st). Massachusetts’s lowest rankings are in maintenance disbursements (49th), total disbursements (48th), and administrative disbursements (48th). Massachusetts’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008  Rank 

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles  46 
  • State Highway Agency Miles  47 
  • Total Disbursements  48 
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements  44 
  • Maintenance Disbursements  49 
  • Administrative Disbursements  48 
  • Rural Interstate Condition  1 
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition  30 
  • Urban Interstate Condition  1 
  • Urban Interstate Congestion  23 
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges  45 
  • Fatality Rates  1 
  • Narrow Rural Lanes  22

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



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