Policy Study

Nebraska Ranks 4th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Nebraska’s best rankings are administrative disbursements per mile (2nd), rural arterial lane-width (9th), total disbursements per mile (10th), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (10th) and urbanized area congestion (10th).

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

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Nebraska ranks 4th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Nebraska ranks 28th in fatality rate, 25th in deficient bridges, 11th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 23rd in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 10th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Nebraska ranks 10th in total disbursements per mile and 2nd in administrative disbursements per mile.

Nebraska’s best rankings are administrative disbursements per mile (2nd), rural arterial lane-width (9th), total disbursements per mile (10th), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (10th) and urbanized area congestion (10th).

Nebraska’s worst rankings are fatality rate (28th) and deficient bridges (25th).

Nebraska’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 28th largest system.