Policy Study

Louisiana Ranks 37th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Louisiana’s best rankings are administrative disbursements per mile (5th), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (16th) and maintenance disbursements per mile (22nd).

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

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Louisiana ranks 37th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Louisiana ranks 44th in fatality rate, 39th in deficient bridges, 42nd in rural Interstate pavement condition, 49th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 31st in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Louisiana ranks 23rd in total disbursements per mile and 5th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Louisiana’s best rankings are administrative disbursements per mile (5th), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (16th) and maintenance disbursements per mile (22nd).

Louisiana’s worst rankings are urban Interstate pavement condition (49th) and fatality rate (44th).

Louisiana’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 12th largest system.