Policy Study

Vermont Ranks 39th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Vermont’s best rankings are urban Interstate pavement condition (1st), rural Interstate pavement condition (3rd) and fatality rate (5th).

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

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Vermont ranks 39th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Vermont ranks 5th in fatality rate, 37th in deficient bridges, 3rd in rural Interstate pavement condition, 1st in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 6th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Vermont ranks 25th in total disbursements per mile and 37th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Vermont’s best rankings are urban Interstate pavement condition (1st), rural Interstate pavement condition (3rd) and fatality rate (5th).

Vermont’s worst rankings are rural arterial lane-width (47th) and rural arterial pavement condition (38th).

Vermont’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 48th largest system.