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19th Annual Highway Report - Massachusetts

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


Massachusetts ranks 44th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, with no change in position from last year’s report. Massachusetts ranks 48th in total highway disbursements, 1st in fatalities, 45th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 23rd in urban Interstate congestion. Massachusetts’s best rankings come in fatality rates (1st), urban Interstate condition (1st) and rural Interstate condition (1st). Massachusetts’s lowest rankings are in maintenance disbursements (49th), total disbursements (48th), and administrative disbursements (48th). Massachusetts’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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