Policy Study

Virginia Ranks 27th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Virginia’s best rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (4th), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (5th) and total disbursements per mile (7th).

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

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Virginia ranks 27th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Virginia ranks 10th in fatality rate, 36th in deficient bridges, 12th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 21st in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 42nd in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Virginia ranks 7th in total disbursements per mile and 15th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Virginia’s best rankings are rural arterial pavement condition (4th), capital-bridge disbursements per mile (5th) and total disbursements per mile (7th).

Virginia’s worst rankings are rural arterial lane-width (49th) and urbanized area congestion (42nd).

Virginia’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 3rd largest system.