Policy Study

Idaho Ranks 7th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Idaho’s best rankings are urbanized area congestion (7th), rural arterial pavement condition (12th) and administrative disbursements per mile (13th).

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

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Idaho ranks 7th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Idaho ranks 36th in fatality rate, 17th in deficient bridges, 32nd in rural Interstate pavement condition, 15th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 7th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Idaho ranks 17th in total disbursements per mile and 13th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Idaho’s best rankings are urbanized area congestion (7th), rural arterial pavement condition (12th) and administrative disbursements per mile (13th).

Idaho’s worst rankings are fatality rate (36th) and rural Interstate pavement condition (32nd).

Idaho’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 43rd largest system.