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19th Annual Highway Report - Mississippi

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


Mississippi ranks 16th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, an improvement of 12 spots from last year’s report. Mississippi ranks 18th in total highway disbursements, 45th in fatalities, 29th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 13th in urban Interstate congestion. Mississippi’s best rankings come in maintenance disbursements (8th), urban Interstate congestion (13th), administrative disbursements (18th) and total disbursements (18th). Mississippi’s lowest rankings are in fatality rates (45th) and rural Interstate condition (32nd). Mississippi’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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