19th Annual Highway Report - Montana

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

 Montana

  • Overall Rank in 2008 2
  • Overall Rank in 2007 5
  • Overall Rank in 2006 2
  • Overall Rank in 2005 5
  • Overall Rank in 2000 5


Montana ranks 2nd in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, improving three spots from last year’s report. Montana ranks 7th in total highway disbursements, 50th in fatalities, 10th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 1st in urban Interstate congestion. Montana’s best rankings come in rural other principal arterial condition (1st), urban Interstate congestion (1st) and maintenance disbursements (6th). Montana’s lowest rankings are in fatality rates (50th) and urban Interstate condition (30th). Montana’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008  Rank 

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles  24 
  • State Highway Agency Miles  14 
  • Total Disbursements  7 
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements  8 
  • Maintenance Disbursements  6 
  • Administrative Disbursements  13 
  • Rural Interstate Condition  27 
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition  1 
  • Urban Interstate Condition  30 
  • Urban Interstate Congestion  1 
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges  10 
  • Fatality Rates  50 
  • Narrow Rural Lanes  13

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



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