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

Maine

  • Overall Rank in 2008 32
  • Overall Rank in 2007 29
  • Overall Rank in 2006 22
  • Overall Rank in 2005 23
  • Overall Rank in 2000 15

Maine ranks 32nd in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, falling three spots from last year’s report. Maine ranks 14th in total highway disbursements, 16th in fatalities, 36th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 6th in urban Interstate congestion. Maine’s best rankings come in urban Interstate condition (1st), rural Interstate condition (1st) and state highway agency miles (3rd). Maine’s lowest rankings are in rural other principal arterial condition (47th) and narrow rural lanes (43rd). Maine’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 33
  • State Highway Agency Miles 3
  • Total Disbursements 14
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 7
  • Maintenance Disbursements 36
  • Administrative Disbursements 5
  • Rural Interstate Condition 1
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 47
  • Urban Interstate Condition 1
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 6
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 36
  • Fatality Rates 16
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 43

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