Policy Study

Utah Ranks 10th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Utah’s best rankings are rural arterial lane-width (tied for 1st), deficient bridges (3rd) and rural arterial pavement condition (8th).

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

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Utah ranks 10th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Utah ranks 13th in fatality rate, 3rd in deficient bridges, 8th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 13th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 19th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Utah ranks 36th in total disbursements per mile and 27th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Utah’s best rankings are rural arterial lane-width (tied for 1st), deficient bridges (3rd) and rural arterial pavement condition (8th).

Utah’s worst rankings are maintenance disbursements per mile (40th) and total disbursements per mile (36th).

Utah’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 39th largest system.