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

Nebraska

  • Overall Rank in 2008 5
  • Overall Rank in 2007 7
  • Overall Rank in 2006 8
  • Overall Rank in 2005 19
  • Overall Rank in 2000 29

Nebraska ranks 5th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, improving two spots from last year’s report. Nebraska ranks 9th in total highway disbursements, 19th in fatalities, 27th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 22nd in urban Interstate congestion. Nebraska’s best rankings come in urban Interstate condition (1st), rural Interstate condition (1st), administrative disbursements (9th) and total disbursements (9th). Nebraska’s lowest rankings are in rural other principal arterial condition (34th) and state-controlled highway miles (28th). Nebraska’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 28
  • State Highway Agency Miles 12
  • Total Disbursements 9
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 11
  • Maintenance Disbursements 15
  • Administrative Disbursements 9
  • Rural Interstate Condition 1
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 34
  • Urban Interstate Condition 1
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 22
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 27
  • Fatality Rates 19
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 11

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