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

New York

  • Overall Rank in 2008 46
  • Overall Rank in 2007 45
  • Overall Rank in 2006 45
  • Overall Rank in 2005 48
  • Overall Rank in 2000 47

New York ranks 46th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, falling one spot from last year’s report. New York ranks 45th in total highway disbursements, 6th in fatalities, 47th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 30th in urban Interstate congestion. New York’s best rankings come in fatality rates (6th), state-controlled highway miles (16th) and urban Interstate congestion (30th). New York’s lowest rankings are in administrative disbursements (49th) and maintenance disbursements (48th). New York’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 16
  • State Highway Agency Miles 33
  • Total Disbursements 45
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 42
  • Maintenance Disbursements 48
  • Administrative Disbursements 49
  • Rural Interstate Condition 46
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 35
  • Urban Interstate Condition 45
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 30
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 47
  • Fatality Rates 6
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 47

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