Policy Study

Georgia Ranks 18th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Georgia’s best rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (7th), deficient bridges (9th) and maintenance disbursements per mile (15th).

Georgia's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
19
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
17
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
15
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
43
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
29
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
7
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
29
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
18
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
47
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
9
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
27

Georgia's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

Georgia ranks 18th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Georgia ranks 27th in fatality rate, 9th in deficient bridges, 29th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 18th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 47th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Georgia ranks 19th in total disbursements per mile and 43rd in administrative disbursements per mile.

Georgia’s best rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (7th), deficient bridges (9th) and maintenance disbursements per mile (15th).

Georgia’s worst rankings are urbanized area congestion (47th) and administrative disbursements per mile (43rd).

Georgia’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 10th largest system.