Policy Study

Oklahoma Ranks 33rd Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Oklahoma’s best rankings are urbanized area congestion (18th), rural arterial lane-width (20th), and deficient bridges (23rd).

Oklahoma's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
29
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
27
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
37
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
39
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
38
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
37
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
20
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
42
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
18
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
23
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
38

Oklahoma's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

Oklahoma ranks 33rd in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Oklahoma ranks 38th in fatality rate, 23rd in deficient bridges, 38th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 42nd in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 18th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Oklahoma ranks 29th in total disbursements per mile and 39th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Oklahoma’s best rankings are urbanized area congestion (18th), rural arterial lane-width (20th), and deficient bridges (23rd).

Oklahoma’s worst rankings are urban Interstate  pavement condition (42nd), administrative disbursements per mile (39th), rural Interstate  pavement condition (39th) and fatality rate (38th).

Oklahoma’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 19th largest system.