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

Idaho

  • Overall Rank in 2008 17
  • Overall Rank in 2007 14
  • Overall Rank in 2006 14
  • Overall Rank in 2005 10
  • Overall Rank in 2000 9

Idaho ranks 17th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, falling three spots from last year’s report. Idaho ranks 24th in total highway disbursements, 39th in fatalities, 16th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 15th in urban Interstate congestion. Idaho’s best rankings come in narrow rural lanes (9th), administrative disbursements (12th), and rural other principal arterial condition (12th). Idaho’s lowest rankings are in state-controlled highway miles (43rd) and urban Interstate condition (42nd). Idaho’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 43
  • State Highway Agency Miles 25
  • Total Disbursements 24
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 29
  • Maintenance Disbursements 28
  • Administrative Disbursements 12
  • Rural Interstate Condition 31
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 12
  • Urban Interstate Condition 42
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 15
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 16
  • Fatality Rates 39
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 9

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