Policy Study

Pennsylvania Ranks 41st Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Pennsylvania’s best rankings are fatality rate (25th), rural Interstate pavement condition (27th), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (28th) and administrative disbursements per mile (28th).

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

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Pennsylvania ranks 41st in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Pennsylvania ranks 25th in fatality rate, 45th in deficient bridges, 27th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 33rd in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 34th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Pennsylvania ranks 30th in total disbursements per mile and 28th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Pennsylvania’s best rankings are fatality rate (25th), rural Interstate pavement condition (27th), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (28th) and administrative disbursements per mile (28th).

Pennsylvania’s worst rankings are rural arterial lane-width (48th) and deficient bridges (45th).

Pennsylvania’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 5th largest system.