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

Kansas

  • Overall Rank in 2008 3
  • Overall Rank in 2007 3
  • Overall Rank in 2006 5
  • Overall Rank in 2005 3
  • Overall Rank in 2000 6

Kansas ranks 3rd in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, with no change in position from last year’s report. Kansas ranks 19th in total highway disbursements, 25th in fatalities, 18th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 10th in urban Interstate congestion. Kansas’s best rankings come in rural Interstate condition (1st), urban Interstate condition (1st) and rural other principal arterial condition (7th). Kansas’s lowest rankings are in state-controlled highway miles (27th) and fatality rates (25th). Kansas’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 27
  • State Highway Agency Miles 20
  • Total Disbursements 19
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 23
  • Maintenance Disbursements 16
  • Administrative Disbursements 17
  • Rural Interstate Condition 1
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 7
  • Urban Interstate Condition 1
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 10
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 18
  • Fatality Rates 25
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 8

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