Policy Study

Kansas Ranks 2nd Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Kansas’s best rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (6th), deficient bridges (6th) and rural Interstate pavement condition (10th).

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

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Kansas ranks 2nd in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Kansas ranks 24th in fatality rate, 6th in deficient bridges, 10th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 22nd in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 15th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Kansas ranks 18th in total disbursements per mile and 16th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Kansas’s best rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (6th), deficient bridges (6th) and rural Interstate pavement condition (10th).

Kansas’s worst rankings are fatality rate (24th) and urban Interstate pavement condition (22nd).

Kansas’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 27th largest system.