19th Annual Highway Report - Michigan

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


  • Overall Rank in 2008 35
  • Overall Rank in 2007 31
  • Overall Rank in 2006 42
  • Overall Rank in 2005 42
  • Overall Rank in 2000 43

Michigan ranks 35th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, falling four spots from last year’s report. Michigan ranks 39th in total highway disbursements, 8th in fatalities, 28th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 47th in urban Interstate congestion. Michigan’s best rankings come in fatality rates (8th), rural other principal arterial condition (14th) and deficient or functionally obsolete bridges (28th). Michigan’s lowest rankings are in urban Interstate congestion (47th) and state highway agency miles (45th). Michigan’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008  Rank 

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles  30 
  • State Highway Agency Miles  45 
  • Total Disbursements  39 
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements  37 
  • Maintenance Disbursements  37 
  • Administrative Disbursements  39 
  • Rural Interstate Condition  42 
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition  14 
  • Urban Interstate Condition  38 
  • Urban Interstate Congestion  47 
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges  28 
  • Fatality Rates  8 
  • Narrow Rural Lanes  37

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

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