19th Annual Highway Report - North Dakota

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

North Dakota

  • Overall Rank in 2008 1
  • Overall Rank in 2007 1
  • Overall Rank in 2006 1
  • Overall Rank in 2005 1
  • Overall Rank in 2000 2

As it has every year since 2001, North Dakota ranks 1st in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness. North Dakota ranks 5th in total highway disbursements, 27th in fatalities, 20th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 1st in urban Interstate congestion. North Dakota’s best rankings come in maintenance disbursements (1st), rural Interstate condition (1st), urban Interstate condition (1st), urban Interstate congestion (1st) and narrow rural lanes (1st). North Dakota’s lowest rankings are in state-controlled highway miles (37th) and fatality rates (27th). North Dakota’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008  Rank 

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles  37 
  • State Highway Agency Miles  16 
  • Total Disbursements  5 
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements  12 
  • Maintenance Disbursements  1 
  • Administrative Disbursements  3 
  • Rural Interstate Condition  1 
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition  25 
  • Urban Interstate Condition  1 
  • Urban Interstate Congestion  1 
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges  20 
  • Fatality Rates  27 
  • Narrow Rural Lanes  1

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

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