Georgia’s highway system ranked 26th in the nation for its cost-effectiveness and condition in Reason Foundation’s 25th Annual Highway Report.
The Reason Foundation, a libertarian think-tank, evaluated state-controlled highways’ conditions in 13 categories, including pavement condition, traffic congestion, structurally deficient bridges, traffic fatalities and spending per mile.
Georgia has the 13th largest state-owned highway in the nation. The state manages 18% of its nearly 90,000 miles of roadway.
Georgia received its best rankings in urban arterial pavement condition, structurally deficient bridges and rural arterial pavement condition.