New Jersey

  • Overall Rank in 2008 45
  • Overall Rank in 2007 47
  • Overall Rank in 2006 50
  • Overall Rank in 2005 50
  • Overall Rank in 2000 50

New Jersey ranks 45th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, an increase of two spots from last year’s report. New Jersey ranks 50th in total highway disbursements, 4th in fatalities, 35th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 45th in urban Interstate congestion. New Jersey’s best rankings come in narrow rural lanes (1st), fatality rates (4th) and deficient or functionally obsolete bridges (35th). New Jersey’s lowest rankings are in state highway agency miles (50th), total disbursements (50th), capital and bridge disbursements (50th) and maintenance disbursements (50th). New Jersey’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 47
  • State Highway Agency Miles 50
  • Total Disbursements 50
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 50
  • Maintenance Disbursements 50
  • Administrative Disbursements 47
  • Rural Interstate Condition 47
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 37
  • Urban Interstate Condition 48
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 45
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 35
  • Fatality Rates 4
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 1

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