Policy Study

Oklahoma Ranks 33rd Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Oklahoma’s best rankings are urbanized area congestion (18th), rural arterial lane-width (20th), and deficient bridges (23rd).

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Oklahoma's Performance and Cost-Effectiveness Rankings
2017 Annual Highway Report

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Oklahoma ranks 33rd in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Oklahoma ranks 38th in fatality rate, 23rd in deficient bridges, 38th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 42nd in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 18th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Oklahoma ranks 29th in total disbursements per mile and 39th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Oklahoma’s best rankings are urbanized area congestion (18th), rural arterial lane-width (20th), and deficient bridges (23rd).

Oklahoma’s worst rankings are urban Interstate  pavement condition (42nd), administrative disbursements per mile (39th), rural Interstate  pavement condition (39th) and fatality rate (38th).

Oklahoma’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 19th largest system.