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

Louisiana

  • Overall Rank in 2008 36
  • Overall Rank in 2007 43
  • Overall Rank in 2006 40
  • Overall Rank in 2005 30
  • Overall Rank in 2000 42

Louisiana ranks 36th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, an improvement of seven spots from last year’s report. Louisiana ranks 28th in total highway disbursements, 49th in fatalities, 39th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 28th in urban Interstate congestion. Louisiana’s best rankings come in administrative disbursements (8th), state-controlled highway miles (14th) and state highway agency miles (18th). Louisiana’s lowest rankings are in fatality rates (49th) and urban Interstate condition (44th). Louisiana’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 14
  • State Highway Agency Miles 18
  • Total Disbursements 28
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 36
  • Maintenance Disbursements 32
  • Administrative Disbursements 8
  • Rural Interstate Condition 34
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 38
  • Urban Interstate Condition 44
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 28
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 39
  • Fatality Rates 49
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 34

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