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

Maryland

  • Overall Rank in 2008 43
  • Overall Rank in 2007 41
  • Overall Rank in 2006 37
  • Overall Rank in 2005 38
  • Overall Rank in 2000 34

Maryland ranks 43rd in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, falling two spots from last year’s report. Maryland ranks 44th in total highway disbursements, 18th in fatalities, 31st in deficient and functionally obsolete bridges and 48th in urban Interstate congestion. Maryland’s best rankings come in rural Interstate condition (1st), fatality rates (18th) and narrow rural lanes (25th). Maryland’s lowest rankings are in urban Interstate congestion (48th) and capital and bridge disbursements (47th). Maryland’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 41
  • State Highway Agency Miles 46
  • Total Disbursements 44
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 47
  • Maintenance Disbursements 45
  • Administrative Disbursements 33
  • Rural Interstate Condition 1
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 29
  • Urban Interstate Condition 39
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 48
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 31
  • Fatality Rates 18
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 25

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