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19th Annual Highway Report - Kentucky

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


Kentucky ranks 14th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, falling four spots from last year’s report. Kentucky ranks 13th in total highway disbursements, 44th in fatalities, 37th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 43rd in urban Interstate congestion. Kentucky’s best rankings come in administrative disbursements (1st), rural Interstate condition (1st) and state-controlled highway miles (8th). Kentucky’s lowest rankings are in fatality rates (44th) and urban Interstate congestion (43rd). Kentucky’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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