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19th Annual Highway Report - Delaware

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


Delaware ranks 11th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, with no change in position from last year’s report. Delaware ranks 22nd in total highway disbursements, 29th in fatalities, 13th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 12th in urban Interstate congestion. Delaware’s best rankings come in narrow rural lanes (1st), rural other principal arterial condition (1st) and state highway agency miles (7th). Delaware’s lowest rankings are in state-controlled highway miles (42nd) and urban Interstate condition (34th). Delaware’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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