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Report: Oklahoma drops to 41st in highway performance

Report: Oklahoma drops to 41st in highway performance

The 24th Annual Highway Report, based state-submitted data to the federal government, ranks each state's highway system in 13 categories, including traffic fatalities, pavement condition, congestion, spending per mile, administrative costs and more

Enid News & Eagle  
Cass Rains  
Aug 26, 2019   

ENID, Okla. — Oklahoma’s highway system ranks 41st in the nation in overall cost-effectiveness and condition, according to the Annual Highway Report published last week by Reason Foundation.

The ranking is down eight spots from the previous report, where Oklahoma ranked 33rd overall, and the state now ranks behind Texas, Kansas, Missouri and other neighbors.

In safety and performance categories, Oklahoma ranks 38th in overall fatality rate, 42nd in structurally deficient bridges, 41st in urban Interstate pavement condition and 36th in rural Interstate pavement condition.

On spending, Oklahoma ranks 37th in total spending per mile and 33rd in capital and bridge costs per mile... FULL ARTICLE

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