Policy Study

New Hampshire Ranks 30th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

New Hampshire’s best rankings are rural Interstate pavement condition (tied for 1st), rural arterial lane-width (tied for 1st) and urban Interstate pavement condition (2nd).

New Hampshire's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
32
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
25
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
43
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
38
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
1
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
43
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
1
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
2
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
30
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
38
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
7

New Hampshire's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

New Hampshire ranks 30th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

New Hampshire ranks 7th in fatality rate, 38th in deficient bridges, 1st (tie) in rural Interstate pavement condition, 2nd in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 30th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, New Hampshire ranks 32nd in total disbursements per mile and 38th in administrative disbursements per mile.

New Hampshire’s best rankings are rural Interstate pavement condition (tied for 1st), rural arterial lane-width (tied for 1st) and urban Interstate pavement condition (2nd).

New Hampshire’s worst rankings are maintenance disbursements per mile (43rd) and rural arterial pavement condition (43rd).

New Hampshire’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 45th largest system.