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

Virginia

  • Overall Rank in 2008 18
  • Overall Rank in 2007 12
  • Overall Rank in 2006 16
  • Overall Rank in 2005 18
  • Overall Rank in 2000 14

Virginia ranks 18th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, falling six spots from last year’s report. Virginia ranks 8th in total highway disbursements, 11th in fatalities, 32nd in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 18th in urban Interstate congestion. Virginia’s best rankings come in rural Interstate condition (1st), state-controlled highway miles (3rd) and capital and bridge disbursements (4th). Virginia’s lowest rankings are in narrow rural lanes (45th) and deficient or functionally obsolete bridges (32nd). Virginia’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008 Rank

  • State-Controlled Highway Miles 3
  • State Highway Agency Miles 5
  • Total Disbursements 8
  • Capital and Bridge Disbursements 4
  • Maintenance Disbursements 25
  • Administrative Disbursements 15
  • Rural Interstate Condition 1
  • Rural Other Principal Arterial Condition 9
  • Urban Interstate Condition 29
  • Urban Interstate Congestion 18
  • Deficient or Functionally Obsolete Bridges 32
  • Fatality Rates 11
  • Narrow Rural Lanes 45

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