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

Colorado

  • Overall Rank in 2008 34
  • Overall Rank in 2007 33
  • Overall Rank in 2006 31
  • Overall Rank in 2005 29
  • Overall Rank in 2000 19

Colorado ranks 34th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, a decrease of one spot from last year’s report. Colorado ranks 27th in total highway disbursements, 21st in fatalities, 5th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 33rd in urban Interstate congestion. Colorado’s best rankings come in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges (5th), fatality rates (21st), and capital and bridge disbursements (24th). Colorado’s lowest rankings are in rural Interstate condition (41st) and rural other principal arterial condition (41st). Colorado’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 29
  • State Highway Agency Miles 29
  • Total Disbursements 27
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 24
  • Maintenance Disbursements 30
  • Administrative Disbursements 38
  • Rural Interstate Condition 41
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 41
  • Urban Interstate Condition 37
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 33
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 5
  • Fatality Rates 21
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 35

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