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19th Annual Highway Report - Louisiana

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


Louisiana ranks 36th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, an improvement of seven spots from last year’s report. Louisiana ranks 28th in total highway disbursements, 49th in fatalities, 39th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 28th in urban Interstate congestion. Louisiana’s best rankings come in administrative disbursements (8th), state-controlled highway miles (14th) and state highway agency miles (18th). Louisiana’s lowest rankings are in fatality rates (49th) and urban Interstate condition (44th). Louisiana’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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