Policy Study

Missouri Ranks 9th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Missouri’s best rankings are administrative disbursements per mile (3rd), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (3rd) and total disbursements per mile (5th).

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

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Missouri ranks 9th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Missouri ranks 26th in fatality rate, 30th in deficient bridges, 16th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 19th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 24th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Missouri ranks 5th in total disbursements per mile and 3rd in administrative disbursements per mile.

Missouri’s best rankings are administrative disbursements per mile (3rd), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (3rd) and total disbursements per mile (5th).

Missouri’s worst rankings are rural arterial lane-width (37th) and deficient bridges (30th).

Missouri’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 7th largest system.