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19th Annual Highway Report - California

The state's detailed results in highway performance and cost-effectiveness


California ranks 48th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, with no change in position from last year’s report. California ranks 47th in total highway disbursements, 13th in fatalities, 14th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 50th in urban Interstate congestion. California’s best rankings come in state-controlled highway miles (11th), fatality rates (13th), and deficient or functionally obsolete bridges (14th). California’s lowest rankings are in urban Interstate congestion (50th), administrative disbursements (50), urban Interstate condition (49th), and rural Interstate condition (49th). California’s complete results:

Performance by Category in 2008  Rank

The full 19th Annual Highway Report and other states' rankings are here.

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