Policy Study

Michigan Ranks 32nd Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Michigan’s best rankings are fatality rate (19th), rural arterial pavement condition (19th) and administrative disbursements per mile (26th).

Michigan's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
33
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
35
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
30
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
26
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
41
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
19
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
36
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
45
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
33
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
33
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
19

Michigan's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

Michigan ranks 32nd in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Michigan ranks 19th in fatality rate, 33rd in deficient bridges, 41st in rural Interstate pavement condition, 45th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 33rd in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Michigan ranks 33rd in total disbursements per mile and 26th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Michigan’s best rankings are fatality rate (19th), rural arterial pavement condition (19th) and administrative disbursements per mile (26th).

Michigan’s worst rankings are urban Interstate pavement condition (45th) and rural Interstate pavement condition (41st).

Michigan’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 30th largest system.