Policy Study

Wyoming Ranks 8th Overall in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

Wyoming’s best rankings are urbanized area congestion (1st), rural arterial lane-width (tied for 1st), total disbursements per mile (9th) and maintenance disbursements per mile (9th).

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

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Wyoming ranks 8th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Wyoming ranks 45th in fatality rate, 22nd in deficient bridges, 30th in rural Interstate pavement condition, 36th in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 1st in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Wyoming ranks 9th in total disbursements per mile and 20th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Wyoming’s best rankings are urbanized area congestion (1st), rural arterial lane-width (tied for 1st), total disbursements per mile (9th) and maintenance disbursements per mile (9th).

Wyoming’s worst rankings are fatality rate (45th) and urban Interstate pavement condition (36th).

Wyoming’s state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 36th largest system.