Policy Study

Oregon Ranks 21st Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Oregon’s best rankings are capital-bridge disbursements per mile (18th), rural Interstate pavement condition (20th) and rural arterial pavement condition (20th).

Oregon's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
35
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
18
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
27
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
30
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
20
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
20
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
22
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
30
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
38
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
29
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
30

Oregon's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

Oregon ranks 21st in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Oregon ranks 30th in fatality rate, 29th in deficient bridges, 20th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 30th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 38th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Oregon ranks 35th in total disbursements per mile and 30th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Oregon’s best rankings are capital-bridge disbursements per mile (18th), rural Interstate pavement condition (20th) and rural arterial pavement condition (20th).

Oregon’s worst rankings are urbanized area congestion (38th) and total disbursements per mile (35th).

Oregon’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 33rd largest system.