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19th Annual Highway Report - Missouri

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


Missouri ranks 8th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, an impressive improvement of 16 spots from last year’s report. Missouri ranks 10th in total highway disbursements, 33rd in fatalities, 40th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 26th in urban Interstate congestion. Missouri’s best rankings come in rural Interstate condition (1st), administrative disbursements (4th) and state-controlled highway miles (7th). Missouri’s lowest rankings are in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges (40th) and narrow rural lanes (38th). Missouri’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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