2018 Financial Condition Report

For Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2018

Transportation

Highway Conditions Have Remained Steady Since 2013

  • The State is responsible for maintaining more than 42,700 lane miles of highway.
  • The number of highway lane miles rated poor to fair has decreased by 1.8 percent since 2013.
  • In 2017, 62.5 percent of the State’s highway lane miles were rated good to excellent, a 0.6 percentage point increase since 2013.
Highway Condition Ratings in New York

Bridge Conditions Have Improved Since 2013, But Are Worse Than in Other States

  • In 2017, New York State was responsible for maintaining 8,470 bridges.**
  • A bridge is considered structurally deficient if it has deterioration to one or more major components, but is not unsafe. In 2017, 8.5 percent of State-maintained bridges were rated structurally deficient. This is an improvement from 9.7 percent in 2013, but it compares unfavorably to the 5.3 percent share for all other states combined.
Structurally Deficient State Bridges

** Based upon the U.S. Federal Highway Administration’s National Bridge Inventory, we have included as State-maintained bridges all bridges where the owner is State, State Park, Other State or State Toll