Wyoming Ranks 1st in Overall Highway Performance and Costs Effectiveness
With the recent survey that said that Wyoming has the rudest drivers, here comes some really good news about Wyoming roads and Highways.
Wyoming ranks 1st in the nation in overall highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the latest Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation. Wyoming ranked 4th in the previous report last year.
Wyoming's highways rank 35th in fatality rate, 6th in the percent of deficient bridges, 1st in rural Interstate pavement condition, 32nd in urban Interstate pavement condition and 1st in urban Interstate congestion.
On spending, Wyoming ranks 12th in total disbursements per mile and 18th in administrative disbursements per mile.
Wyoming's best rankings are rural Interstate pavement condition (1st), urban Interstate congestion (1st) and narrow rural arterial lanes (1st).
Wyoming's worst rankings are fatality rate (35th) and urban Interstate pavement condition (32nd).
Wyoming's state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 35th largest system in the country.
Wyoming's Complete Results
Overall Rank in 2012: 1st
Overall Rank in 2011: 4th
Overall Rank in 2009: 3rd
Performance by Category in 2012
Total Disbursements per Mile - 12
Capital and Bridge Disbursement per Mile - 13
Maintenance Disbursements per Mile - 9
Administrative Disbursements per Mile - 18
Rural Interstate Pavement Condition - 1
Rural Arterial Pavement Condition - 9
Urban Interstate Pavement Condition - 32
Urban Interstate Congestion - 1
Deficient Bridges - 6
Fatality Rate - 35
Narrow Rural Arterial Lanes - 1
Overall Performance - 1
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Reason Foundation's Annual Highway Report is based on the most recent spending and performance data submitted by state highway agencies to the federal government.