of the Nation's Highways, Bridges, and Transit:
2002 Conditions and Performance Report
Projected Rural Interstate Conditions and Performance in 2020 for Different
Possible Funding Levels
Exhibit 23-15 includes a chart that shows projected rural interstate conditions and performance in 2020 for different possible funding levels. The vertical axis measures percent change from 2000 from -20 to 60 percent in increments of 10 percent. The horizontal axis measures average annual investment from $3.4 to $4.8 billion in increments of 0.2 billion. The line starts at -10 percent at $3.6 billion, rises to 3 percent at $3.8 billion, then rises more slowly to 12 percent at $4.8 billion.