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19th Annual Highway Report - Wisconsin

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


Wisconsin ranks 28th in the nation in state highway performance and cost-effectiveness, falling seven spots from last year’s report. Wisconsin ranks 30th in total highway disbursements, 14th in fatalities, 6th in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges and 27th in urban Interstate congestion. Wisconsin’s best rankings come in deficient or functionally obsolete bridges (6th), narrow rural lanes (12th) and fatality rates (14th). Wisconsin’s lowest rankings are in rural Interstate condition (44th) and urban Interstate condition (41st). Wisconsin’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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