19th Annual Highway Report - Texas

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

Texas

  • Overall Rank in 2008 13
  • Overall Rank in 2007  17 
  • Overall Rank in 2006  12 
  • Overall Rank in 2005  15 
  • Overall Rank in 2000 8


Texas ranks 13th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, improving four spots from last year’s report. Texas ranks 36th in total highway disbursements, 35th in fatalities, 17th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 37th in urban Interstate congestion. Texas’s best rankings come in state-controlled highway miles (2nd), administrative disbursements (16th) and rural other principal arterial condition (16th). Texas’s lowest rankings are in total disbursements (36th) and urban Interstate congestion (37th). Texas’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008  Rank 

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles  2 
  • State Highway Agency Miles  21 
  • Total Disbursements  36 
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements  31 
  • Maintenance Disbursements  18 
  • Administrative Disbursements  16 
  • Rural Interstate Condition  23 
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition  16 
  • Urban Interstate Condition  19 
  • Urban Interstate Congestion  37 
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges  17 
  • Fatality Rates  35 
  • Narrow Rural Lanes  32

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



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