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

Pennsylvania

  • Overall Rank in 2008 38
  • Overall Rank in 2007 38
  • Overall Rank in 2006 36
  • Overall Rank in 2005 36
  • Overall Rank in 2000 33

Pennsylvania ranks 38th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, with no change in position from last year’s report. Pennsylvania ranks 26th in total highway disbursements, 30th in fatalities, 49th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 24th in urban Interstate congestion. Pennsylvania’s best rankings come in state-controlled highway miles (4th), state highway agency miles (8th) and urban Interstate condition (18th). Pennsylvania’s lowest rankings are in narrow rural lanes (50th) and deficient or functionally obsolete bridges (49th). Pennsylvania’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 4
  • State Highway Agency Miles 8
  • Total Disbursements 26
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 20
  • Maintenance Disbursements 39
  • Administrative Disbursements 25
  • Rural Interstate Condition 28
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 33
  • Urban Interstate Condition 18
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 24
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 49
  • Fatality Rates 30
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 50

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