19th Annual Highway Report - New Jersey

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

New Jersey

  • Overall Rank in 2008 45
  • Overall Rank in 2007 47
  • Overall Rank in 2006 50
  • Overall Rank in 2005 50
  • Overall Rank in 2000 50


New Jersey ranks 45th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, an increase of two spots from last year’s report. New Jersey ranks 50th in total highway disbursements, 4th in fatalities, 35th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 45th in urban Interstate congestion. New Jersey’s best rankings come in narrow rural lanes (1st), fatality rates (4th) and deficient or functionally obsolete bridges (35th). New Jersey’s lowest rankings are in state highway agency miles (50th), total disbursements (50th), capital and bridge disbursements (50th) and maintenance disbursements (50th). New Jersey’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008  Rank 

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles  47 
  • State Highway Agency Miles  50 
  • Total Disbursements  50 
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements  50 
  • Maintenance Disbursements  50 
  • Administrative Disbursements  47 
  • Rural Interstate Condition  47 
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition  37 
  • Urban Interstate Condition  48 
  • Urban Interstate Congestion  45 
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges  35 
  • Fatality Rates  4 
  • Narrow Rural Lanes  1

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



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