19th Annual Highway Report - West Virginia

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

West Virginia

  • Overall Rank in 2008 30
  • Overall Rank in 2007 27
  • Overall Rank in 2006 24
  • Overall Rank in 2005 26
  • Overall Rank in 2000 32

West Virginia ranks 30th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, falling three spots from last year’s report. West Virginia ranks 2nd in total highway disbursements, 47th in fatalities, 46th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 8th in urban Interstate congestion. West Virginia’s best rankings come in state highway agency miles (1st), total disbursements (2nd) and maintenance disbursements (2nd). West Virginia’s lowest rankings are in narrow rural lanes (48th) and fatality rates (47th). West Virginia’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008  Rank 

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles  6 
  • State Highway Agency Miles  1 
  • Total Disbursements  2 
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements  3 
  • Maintenance Disbursements  2 
  • Administrative Disbursements  6 
  • Rural Interstate Condition  36 
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition  42 
  • Urban Interstate Condition  28 
  • Urban Interstate Congestion  8 
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges  46 
  • Fatality Rates  47 
  • Narrow Rural Lanes  48

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

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