Policy Study

Georgia Ranks 18th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Georgia’s best rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (7th), deficient bridges (9th) and maintenance disbursements per mile (15th).

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Overall Highway Performance Rank - Highway Report 2017
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Georgia's Performance and Cost-Effectiveness Rankings
2017 Annual Highway Report

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Georgia ranks 18th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Georgia ranks 27th in fatality rate, 9th in deficient bridges, 29th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 18th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 47th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Georgia ranks 19th in total disbursements per mile and 43rd in administrative disbursements per mile.

Georgia’s best rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (7th), deficient bridges (9th) and maintenance disbursements per mile (15th).

Georgia’s worst rankings are urbanized area congestion (47th) and administrative disbursements per mile (43rd).

Georgia’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 10th largest system.