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

Mississippi

  • Overall Rank in 2008 16
  • Overall Rank in 2007 28
  • Overall Rank in 2006 38
  • Overall Rank in 2005 25
  • Overall Rank in 2000 21

Mississippi ranks 16th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, an improvement of 12 spots from last year’s report. Mississippi ranks 18th in total highway disbursements, 45th in fatalities, 29th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 13th in urban Interstate congestion. Mississippi’s best rankings come in maintenance disbursements (8th), urban Interstate congestion (13th), administrative disbursements (18th) and total disbursements (18th). Mississippi’s lowest rankings are in fatality rates (45th) and rural Interstate condition (32nd). Mississippi’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 26
  • State Highway Agency Miles 30
  • Total Disbursements 18
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 26
  • Maintenance Disbursements 8
  • Administrative Disbursements 18
  • Rural Interstate Condition 32
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 24
  • Urban Interstate Condition 31
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 13
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 29
  • Fatality Rates 45
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 31

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