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19th Annual Highway Report - Texas

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


Texas ranks 13th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, improving four spots from last year’s report. Texas ranks 36th in total highway disbursements, 35th in fatalities, 17th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 37th in urban Interstate congestion. Texas’s best rankings come in state-controlled highway miles (2nd), administrative disbursements (16th) and rural other principal arterial condition (16th). Texas’s lowest rankings are in total disbursements (36th) and urban Interstate congestion (37th). Texas’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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