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

California

  • Overall Rank in 2008 48
  • Overall Rank in 2007 48
  • Overall Rank in 2006 44
  • Overall Rank in 2005 44
  • Overall Rank in 2000 45

California ranks 48th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, with no change in position from last year’s report. California ranks 47th in total highway disbursements, 13th in fatalities, 14th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 50th in urban Interstate congestion. California’s best rankings come in state-controlled highway miles (11th), fatality rates (13th), and deficient or functionally obsolete bridges (14th). California’s lowest rankings are in urban Interstate congestion (50th), administrative disbursements (50), urban Interstate condition (49th), and rural Interstate condition (49th). California’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 11
  • State Highway Agency Miles 48
  • Total Disbursements 47
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 48
  • Maintenance Disbursements 43
  • Administrative Disbursements 50
  • Rural Interstate Condition 49
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 43
  • Urban Interstate Condition 49
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 50
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 14
  • Fatality Rates 13
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 28

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