Reason Foundation

Reason Foundation

19th Annual Highway Report - Colorado

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


Colorado ranks 34th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, a decrease of one spot from last year’s report. Colorado ranks 27th in total highway disbursements, 21st in fatalities, 5th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 33rd in urban Interstate congestion. Colorado’s best rankings come in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges (5th), fatality rates (21st), and capital and bridge disbursements (24th). Colorado’s lowest rankings are in rural Interstate condition (41st) and rural other principal arterial condition (41st). Colorado’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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