19th Annual Highway Report - Mississippi

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

Mississippi

  • Overall Rank in 2008 16
  • Overall Rank in 2007 28
  • Overall Rank in 2006 38
  • Overall Rank in 2005 25
  • Overall Rank in 2000 21


Mississippi ranks 16th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, an improvement of 12 spots from last year’s report. Mississippi ranks 18th in total highway disbursements, 45th in fatalities, 29th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 13th in urban Interstate congestion. Mississippi’s best rankings come in maintenance disbursements (8th), urban Interstate congestion (13th), administrative disbursements (18th) and total disbursements (18th). Mississippi’s lowest rankings are in fatality rates (45th) and rural Interstate condition (32nd). Mississippi’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008  Rank 

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles  26 
  • State Highway Agency Miles  30 
  • Total Disbursements  18 
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements  26 
  • Maintenance Disbursements  8 
  • Administrative Disbursements  18 
  • Rural Interstate Condition  32 
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition  24 
  • Urban Interstate Condition  31 
  • Urban Interstate Congestion  13 
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges  29 
  • Fatality Rates  45 
  • Narrow Rural Lanes  31 

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



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