Policy Study

Connecticut Ranks 46th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Connecticut’s best rankings are fatality rate (6th), rural arterial lane-width (14th), and urban Interstate pavement condition (26th).

Connecticut's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
44
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
42
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
31
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
50
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
35
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
48
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
14
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
26
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
27
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
44
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
6

Connecticut's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

Connecticut ranks 46th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Connecticut ranks 6th in fatality rate, 44th in deficient bridges, 35th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 26th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 27th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Connecticut ranks 44th in total disbursements per mile and 50th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Connecticut’s best rankings are fatality rate (6th), rural arterial lane-width (14th), and urban Interstate pavement condition (26th).

Connecticut’s worst rankings are administrative disbursements per mile (50th) and rural arterial pavement condition (48th).

Connecticut’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 44th largest system.