Policy Study

New York Ranks 45th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

New York’s best rankings are fatality rate (8th), rural arterial pavement condition (34th), and administrative disbursements per mile (40th).

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

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
46
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
45
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
49
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
40
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
44
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
34
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
44
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
48
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
48
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
48
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
8

New York's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

New York ranks 45th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

New York ranks 8th in fatality rate, 48th in deficient bridges, 44th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 48th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 48th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, New York ranks 46th in total disbursements per mile and 40th in administrative disbursements per mile.

New York’s best rankings are fatality rate (8th), rural arterial pavement condition (34th), and administrative disbursements per mile (40th).

New York’s worst rankings are maintenance disbursements per mile (49th), urban Interstate pavement condition (48th), urbanized area congestion (48th) and deficient bridges (48th).

New York’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 13th largest system.