Policy Study

Connecticut Ranks 46th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Connecticut’s best rankings are fatality rate (6th), rural arterial lane-width (14th), and urban Interstate pavement condition (26th).

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Connecticut's Performance and Cost-Effectiveness Rankings
2017 Annual Highway Report

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Connecticut ranks 46th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Connecticut ranks 6th in fatality rate, 44th in deficient bridges, 35th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 26th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 27th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Connecticut ranks 44th in total disbursements per mile and 50th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Connecticut’s best rankings are fatality rate (6th), rural arterial lane-width (14th), and urban Interstate pavement condition (26th).

Connecticut’s worst rankings are administrative disbursements per mile (50th) and rural arterial pavement condition (48th).

Connecticut’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 44th largest system.