Policy Study

Vermont Ranks 39th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Vermont’s best rankings are urban Interstate pavement condition (1st), rural Interstate pavement condition (3rd) and fatality rate (5th).

Vermont's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
25
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
24
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
36
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
37
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
3
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
38
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
47
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
1
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
6
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
37
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
5

Vermont's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

Vermont ranks 39th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Vermont ranks 5th in fatality rate, 37th in deficient bridges, 3rd in rural Interstate pavement condition, 1st in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 6th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Vermont ranks 25th in total disbursements per mile and 37th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Vermont’s best rankings are urban Interstate pavement condition (1st), rural Interstate pavement condition (3rd) and fatality rate (5th).

Vermont’s worst rankings are rural arterial lane-width (47th) and rural arterial pavement condition (38th).

Vermont’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 48th largest system.