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

Texas

  • Overall Rank in 2008 13
  • Overall Rank in 2007 17
  • Overall Rank in 2006 12
  • Overall Rank in 2005 15
  • Overall Rank in 2000 8

Texas ranks 13th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, improving four spots from last year’s report. Texas ranks 36th in total highway disbursements, 35th in fatalities, 17th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 37th in urban Interstate congestion. Texas’s best rankings come in state-controlled highway miles (2nd), administrative disbursements (16th) and rural other principal arterial condition (16th). Texas’s lowest rankings are in total disbursements (36th) and urban Interstate congestion (37th). Texas’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 2
  • State Highway Agency Miles 21
  • Total Disbursements 36
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 31
  • Maintenance Disbursements 18
  • Administrative Disbursements 16
  • Rural Interstate Condition 23
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 16
  • Urban Interstate Condition 19
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 37
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 17
  • Fatality Rates 35
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 32

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