Policy Study

Nevada Ranks 20th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Nevada’s best rankings are urban Interstate pavement condition (11th), rural Interstate pavement condition (15th) and maintenance disbursements per mile (16th).

Nevada's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
24
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
26
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
16
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
42
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
15
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
33
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
27
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
11
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
28
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
27
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
32

Nevada's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

Nevada ranks 20th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Nevada ranks 32nd in fatality rate, 27th in deficient bridges, 15th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 11th in urban Interstate pavement condition and 28th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Nevada ranks 24th in total disbursements per mile and 42nd in administrative disbursements per mile.

Nevada’s best rankings are urban Interstate pavement condition (11th), rural Interstate pavement condition (15th) and maintenance disbursements per mile (16th).

Nevada’s worst rankings are administrative disbursements per mile (42nd) and rural arterial pavement condition (33rd).

Nevada’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 41st largest system.