Alabama Ranks 15th in the Nation in Highway Performance and Cost-Effectiveness

In Politics by Michael Rae

Alabama’s Rankings in the27th Annual Highway ReportCategoryRankOverall15Capital-Bridge Disbursements Ratio27Maintenance Disbursements Ratio4Administrative Disbursements Ratio42Other Disbursements Ratio22Rural Interstate Pavement Condition28Urban Interstate Pavement Condition36Rural Other Principal Arterial Pavement Condition6Urban Other Principal Arterial Pavement Condition2Urbanized Area Congestion10Structurally Deficient Bridges9Rural Fatality Rate36Urban Fatality Rate38Other Fatality Rate24Alabama’s Overall Ranking in Recent Annual Highway Reports

Alabama’s highway system ranks 15th in the nation in overall cost-effectiveness and condition, according to the Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation. This is a 13-spot improvement from 28th in the previous report. However, some categories in the report cannot be compared to previous years due to methodological changes that also impacted some