Policy Study

Wyoming Ranks 8th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Wyoming’s best rankings are urbanized area congestion (1st), rural arterial lane-width (tied for 1st), total disbursements per mile (9th) and maintenance disbursements per mile (9th).

Wyoming's Rankings in the
23rd Annual Highway Report

CategoryRank
total-disbursements-per-mile
Total Disbursements Per Mile
9
capital-bridge-disbursements-per-mile
Capital & Bridge Disbursements Per Mile
11
maintenance-disbursements-per-mile
Maintenance Disbursements Per Mile
9
administrative-disbursements-per-mile
Administrative Disbursements Per Mile
20
rural-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition
30
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-narrow-lanes
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition
11
rural-other-principal-arterial-percent-poor-condition
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes
1
urban-interstate-percent-poor-condition
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition
36
urbanized-area-congestion-peak-hours-spent-in-congestion-per-auto-commuter
Urbanized Area Congestion*
1
bridges-percent-deficient
Deficient Bridges
22
fatality-rate-per-100-million-vehicle-miles-of-travel
Fatality Rates
45

Wyoming's Performance In Recent Annual Highway Reports

Wyoming ranks 8th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Wyoming ranks 45th in fatality rate, 22nd in deficient bridges, 30th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 36th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 1st in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Wyoming ranks 9th in total disbursements per mile and 20th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Wyoming’s best rankings are urbanized area congestion (1st), rural arterial lane-width (tied for 1st), total disbursements per mile (9th) and maintenance disbursements per mile (9th).

Wyoming’s worst rankings are fatality rate (45th) and urban Interstate pavement condition (36th).

Wyoming’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 36th largest system.