Policy Study

Florida Ranks 35th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Florida’s best rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (2nd), rural Interstate pavement condition (5th) and urban Interstate pavement condition (6th).

Florida's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
49
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
49
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
44
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
41
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
5
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
2
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
21
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
6
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
40
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
11
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
42

Florida's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

Florida ranks 35th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Florida ranks 42nd in fatality rate, 11th in deficient bridges, 5th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 6th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 40th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Florida ranks 49th in total disbursements per mile and 41st in administrative disbursements per mile.

Florida’s best rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (2nd), rural Interstate pavement condition (5th) and urban Interstate pavement condition (6th).

Florida’s worst rankings are total disbursements per mile (49th), and capital-bridge disbursements per mile (49th).

Florida’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 20th largest system.