Policy Study

New York Ranks 45th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

New York’s best rankings are fatality rate (8th), rural arterial pavement condition (34th), and administrative disbursements per mile (40th).

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

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New York ranks 45th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

New York ranks 8th in fatality rate, 48th in deficient bridges, 44th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 48th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 48th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, New York ranks 46th in total disbursements per mile and 40th in administrative disbursements per mile.

New York’s best rankings are fatality rate (8th), rural arterial pavement condition (34th), and administrative disbursements per mile (40th).

New York’s worst rankings are maintenance disbursements per mile (49th), urban Interstate pavement condition (48th), urbanized area congestion (48th) and deficient bridges (48th).

New York’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 13th largest system.