Policy Study

Utah Ranks 10th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Utah’s best rankings are rural arterial lane-width (tied for 1st), deficient bridges (3rd) and rural arterial pavement condition (8th).

Utah's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
36
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
19
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
40
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
27
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
8
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
13
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
1
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
13
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
19
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
3
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
13

Utah's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

Utah ranks 10th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Utah ranks 13th in fatality rate, 3rd in deficient bridges, 8th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 13th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 19th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Utah ranks 36th in total disbursements per mile and 27th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Utah’s best rankings are rural arterial lane-width (tied for 1st), deficient bridges (3rd) and rural arterial pavement condition (8th).

Utah’s worst rankings are maintenance disbursements per mile (40th) and total disbursements per mile (36th).

Utah’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 39th largest system.