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

Illinois

  • Overall Rank in 2008 40
  • Overall Rank in 2007 36
  • Overall Rank in 2006 34
  • Overall Rank in 2005 33
  • Overall Rank in 2000 35

Illinois ranks 40th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, falling four spots from last year’s report. Illinois ranks 42nd in total highway disbursements, 9th in fatalities, 9th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 25th in urban Interstate congestion. Illinois’s best rankings come in rural Interstate condition (1st), deficient or functionally obsolete bridges (9th), and fatality rates (9th). Illinois’s lowest rankings are in capital and bridge disbursements (45th) and total disbursements (42nd). Illinois’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 13
  • State Highway Agency Miles 38
  • Total Disbursements 42
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 45
  • Maintenance Disbursements 41
  • Administrative Disbursements 40
  • Rural Interstate Condition 1
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 40
  • Urban Interstate Condition 35
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 25
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 9
  • Fatality Rates 9
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 36

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