Policy Study

New Hampshire Ranks 30th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

New Hampshire’s best rankings are rural Interstate pavement condition (tied for 1st), rural arterial lane-width (tied for 1st) and urban Interstate pavement condition (2nd).

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

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New Hampshire ranks 30th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

New Hampshire ranks 7th in fatality rate, 38th in deficient bridges, 1st (tie) in rural Interstate pavement condition, 2nd in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 30th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, New Hampshire ranks 32nd in total disbursements per mile and 38th in administrative disbursements per mile.

New Hampshire’s best rankings are rural Interstate pavement condition (tied for 1st), rural arterial lane-width (tied for 1st) and urban Interstate pavement condition (2nd).

New Hampshire’s worst rankings are maintenance disbursements per mile (43rd) and rural arterial pavement condition (43rd).

New Hampshire’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 45th largest system.