19th Annual Highway Report - Wisconsin

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

Wisconsin

  • Overall Rank in 2008 28
  • Overall Rank in 2007 21
  • Overall Rank in 2006 21
  • Overall Rank in 2005 22
  • Overall Rank in 2000 16


Wisconsin ranks 28th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, falling seven spots from last year’s report. Wisconsin ranks 30th in total highway disbursements, 14th in fatalities, 6th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 27th in urban Interstate congestion. Wisconsin’s best rankings come in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges (6th), narrow rural lanes (12th) and fatality rates (14th). Wisconsin’s lowest rankings are in rural Interstate condition (44th) and urban Interstate condition (41st). Wisconsin’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008  Rank 

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles  22 
  • State Highway Agency Miles  28 
  • Total Disbursements  30 
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements  35 
  • Maintenance Disbursements  21 
  • Administrative Disbursements  29 
  • Rural Interstate Condition  44 
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition  23 
  • Urban Interstate Condition  41 
  • Urban Interstate Congestion  27 
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges  6 
  • Fatality Rates  14 
  • Narrow Rural Lanes  12 

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



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