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

Kentucky

  • Overall Rank in 2008 14
  • Overall Rank in 2007 10
  • Overall Rank in 2006 9
  • Overall Rank in 2005 12
  • Overall Rank in 2000 10

Kentucky ranks 14th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, falling four spots from last year’s report. Kentucky ranks 13th in total highway disbursements, 44th in fatalities, 37th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 43rd in urban Interstate congestion. Kentucky’s best rankings come in administrative disbursements (1st), rural Interstate condition (1st) and state-controlled highway miles (8th). Kentucky’s lowest rankings are in fatality rates (44th) and urban Interstate congestion (43rd). Kentucky’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 8
  • State Highway Agency Miles 10
  • Total Disbursements 13
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 17
  • Maintenance Disbursements 11
  • Administrative Disbursements 1
  • Rural Interstate Condition 1
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 17
  • Urban Interstate Condition 11
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 43
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 37
  • Fatality Rates 44
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 39

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