Policy Study

Hawaii Ranks 47th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Hawaii’s best rankings are fatality rate (12th), urbanized area congestion (20th) and administrative disbursements per mile (33rd).

Hawaii's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
45
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
48
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
41
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
33
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
NA**
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
46
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
40
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
50
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
20
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
49
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
12

Hawaii's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

Hawaii ranks 47th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Hawaii ranks 12th in fatality rate, 49th in deficient bridges, 50th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 20th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Hawaii ranks 45th in total disbursements per mile and 33rd in administrative disbursements per mile.

Hawaii’s best rankings are fatality rate (12th), urbanized area congestion (20th) and administrative disbursements per mile (33rd).

Hawaii’s worst rankings are urban Interstate pavement condition (50th) and deficient bridges (49th).

Hawaii’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the smallest system.