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

Massachusetts

  • Overall Rank in 2008 44
  • Overall Rank in 2007 44
  • Overall Rank in 2006 43
  • Overall Rank in 2005 45
  • Overall Rank in 2000 49

Massachusetts ranks 44th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, with no change in position from last year’s report. Massachusetts ranks 48th in total highway disbursements, 1st in fatalities, 45th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 23rd in urban Interstate congestion. Massachusetts’s best rankings come in fatality rates (1st), urban Interstate condition (1st) and rural Interstate condition (1st). Massachusetts’s lowest rankings are in maintenance disbursements (49th), total disbursements (48th), and administrative disbursements (48th). Massachusetts’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 46
  • State Highway Agency Miles 47
  • Total Disbursements 48
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 44
  • Maintenance Disbursements 49
  • Administrative Disbursements 48
  • Rural Interstate Condition 1
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 30
  • Urban Interstate Condition 1
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 23
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 45
  • Fatality Rates 1
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 22

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