Policy Study

Nebraska Ranks 4th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Nebraska’s best rankings are administrative disbursements per mile (2nd), rural arterial lane-width (9th), total disbursements per mile (10th), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (10th) and urbanized area congestion (10th).

Nebraska's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
10
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
10
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
18
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
2
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
11
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
24
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
9
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
23
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
10
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
25
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
28

Nebraska's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

Nebraska ranks 4th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Nebraska ranks 28th in fatality rate, 25th in deficient bridges, 11th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 23rd in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 10th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Nebraska ranks 10th in total disbursements per mile and 2nd in administrative disbursements per mile.

Nebraska’s best rankings are administrative disbursements per mile (2nd), rural arterial lane-width (9th), total disbursements per mile (10th), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (10th) and urbanized area congestion (10th).

Nebraska’s worst rankings are fatality rate (28th) and deficient bridges (25th).

Nebraska’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 28th largest system.