Policy Study

Ohio Ranks 26th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Ohio’s best rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (17th), fatality rate (18th) and deficient bridges (20th).

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

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Ohio ranks 26th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Ohio ranks 18th in fatality rate, 20th in deficient bridges, 28th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 27th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 23rd in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Ohio ranks 34th in total disbursements per mile and 36th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Ohio’s best rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (17th), fatality rate (18th) and deficient bridges (20th).

Ohio’s worst rankings are capital-bridge disbursements per mile (38th) and administrative disbursements per mile (36th).

Ohio’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 9th largest system.