Policy Study

Ohio Ranks 26th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Ohio’s best rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (17th), fatality rate (18th) and deficient bridges (20th).

Ohio's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
34
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
38
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
26
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
36
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
28
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
17
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
34
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
27
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
23
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
20
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
18

Ohio's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

Ohio ranks 26th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Ohio ranks 18th in fatality rate, 20th in deficient bridges, 28th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 27th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 23rd in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Ohio ranks 34th in total disbursements per mile and 36th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Ohio’s best rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (17th), fatality rate (18th) and deficient bridges (20th).

Ohio’s worst rankings are capital-bridge disbursements per mile (38th) and administrative disbursements per mile (36th).

Ohio’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 9th largest system.