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

Missouri

  • Overall Rank in 2008 8
  • Overall Rank in 2007 24
  • Overall Rank in 2006 13
  • Overall Rank in 2005 17
  • Overall Rank in 2000 39

Missouri ranks 8th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, an impressive improvement of 16 spots from last year’s report. Missouri ranks 10th in total highway disbursements, 33rd in fatalities, 40th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 26th in urban Interstate congestion. Missouri’s best rankings come in rural Interstate condition (1st), administrative disbursements (4th) and state-controlled highway miles (7th). Missouri’s lowest rankings are in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges (40th) and narrow rural lanes (38th). Missouri’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 7
  • State Highway Agency Miles 11
  • Total Disbursements 10
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 10
  • Maintenance Disbursements 12
  • Administrative Disbursements 4
  • Rural Interstate Condition 1
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 8
  • Urban Interstate Condition 14
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 26
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 40
  • Fatality Rates 33
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 38

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