Policy Study

Pennsylvania Ranks 41st Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Pennsylvania’s best rankings are fatality rate (25th), rural Interstate pavement condition (27th), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (28th) and administrative disbursements per mile (28th).

Pennsylvania's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
30
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
28
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
32
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
28
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
27
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
36
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
48
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
33
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
34
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
45
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
25

Pennsylvania's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

Pennsylvania ranks 41st in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Pennsylvania ranks 25th in fatality rate, 45th in deficient bridges, 27th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 33rd in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 34th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Pennsylvania ranks 30th in total disbursements per mile and 28th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Pennsylvania’s best rankings are fatality rate (25th), rural Interstate pavement condition (27th), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (28th) and administrative disbursements per mile (28th).

Pennsylvania’s worst rankings are rural arterial lane-width (48th) and deficient bridges (45th).

Pennsylvania’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 5th largest system.