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19th Annual Highway Report - Montana

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


Montana ranks 2nd in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, improving three spots from last year’s report. Montana ranks 7th in total highway disbursements, 50th in fatalities, 10th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 1st in urban Interstate congestion. Montana’s best rankings come in rural other principal arterial condition (1st), urban Interstate congestion (1st) and maintenance disbursements (6th). Montana’s lowest rankings are in fatality rates (50th) and urban Interstate condition (30th). Montana’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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