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Indiana Ranks 34th In The Nation In Highway Performance And Cost-Effectiveness

Last updated on Friday, February 9, 2018

(UNDATED) - Indiana ranks 34th in the nation in highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Indiana ranks 20th in fatality rate, 16th in deficient bridges, 43rd in rural Interstate pavement condition, 43rd in urban Interstate pavement condition, and 25th in urbanized area congestion.

On spending, Indiana ranks 31st in total disbursements per mile and 19th in administrative disbursements per mile.

Indiana's best rankings are deficient bridges (16th), administrative disbursements per mile (19th) and fatality rate (20th).

Indiana's worst rankings are rural Interstate pavement condition (43rd), urban Interstate pavement condition (43rd) and maintenance disbursements per mile (42nd).

Indiana's state-controlled highway mileage makes it the 22nd largest system.

Reason Foundation's Annual Highway Report utilizes data states report to the federal government to track the performance of state-owned highway systems in 11 categories, including highway spending per mile, rural and urban pavement condition, deficient bridges, traffic congestion, and fatality rates.

For more information on Indiana's results visit: https://reason.org/policy_study/23rd-annual-highway-report/indiana/

The full report, featuring detailed explanations for each category, is available here:
https://reason.org/policy_study/23rd-annual-highway-report/ (html) or https://reason.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/23rd_annual_highway_report.pdf (pdf)

About Reason Foundation

Reason Foundation is a libertarian think tank based in Los Angeles. Reason's transportation experts have advised five presidential administrations and numerous state and local transportation departments.

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