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19th Annual Highway Report - Kansas

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


Kansas ranks 3rd in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, with no change in position from last year’s report. Kansas ranks 19th in total highway disbursements, 25th in fatalities, 18th in deficient  or functionally obsolete bridges and 10th in urban Interstate congestion. Kansas’s best rankings come in rural Interstate condition (1st), urban Interstate condition (1st) and rural other principal arterial condition (7th). Kansas’s lowest rankings are in state-controlled highway miles (27th) and fatality rates (25th). Kansas’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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