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

Arkansas

  • Overall Rank in 2008 29
  • Overall Rank in 2007 32
  • Overall Rank in 2006 27
  • Overall Rank in 2005 28
  • Overall Rank in 2000 46

Arkansas ranks 29th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, an improvement of three spots from last year’s report. Arkansas ranks 6th in total highway disbursements, 46th in fatalities, 19th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 29th in urban Interstate congestion. Arkansas’s best rankings come in administrative disbursements (2nd), total disbursements (6th), and maintenance disbursements (7th). Arkansas’s lowest rankings are in fatality rates (46th) and narrow rural lanes (44th). Arkansas’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 15
  • State Highway Agency Miles 13
  • Total Disbursements 6
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 9
  • Maintenance Disbursements 7
  • Administrative Disbursements 2
  • Rural Interstate Condition 43
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 36
  • Urban Interstate Condition 33
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 29
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 19
  • Fatality Rates 46
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 44

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