Policy Study

Michigan Ranks 32nd Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Michigan’s best rankings are fatality rate (19th), rural arterial pavement condition (19th) and administrative disbursements per mile (26th).

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

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Michigan ranks 32nd in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Michigan ranks 19th in fatality rate, 33rd in deficient bridges, 41st in rural Interstate pavement condition, 45th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 33rd in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Michigan ranks 33rd in total disbursements per mile and 26th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Michigan’s best rankings are fatality rate (19th), rural arterial pavement condition (19th) and administrative disbursements per mile (26th).

Michigan’s worst rankings are urban Interstate pavement condition (45th) and rural Interstate pavement condition (41st).

Michigan’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 30th largest system.