Policy Study

Oregon Ranks 21st Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Oregon’s best rankings are capital-bridge disbursements per mile (18th), rural Interstate pavement condition (20th) and rural arterial pavement condition (20th).

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

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Oregon ranks 21st in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Oregon ranks 30th in fatality rate, 29th in deficient bridges, 20th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 30th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 38th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Oregon ranks 35th in total disbursements per mile and 30th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Oregon’s best rankings are capital-bridge disbursements per mile (18th), rural Interstate pavement condition (20th) and rural arterial pavement condition (20th).

Oregon’s worst rankings are urbanized area congestion (38th) and total disbursements per mile (35th).

Oregon’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 33rd largest system.