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Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges, and Transit:
2002 Conditions and Performance Report

Exhibit 3-17:

Percent Miles by Condition by Year

Exhibit 3-17

Exhibit 3-17 is a bar graph that shows the percentage of miles by condition by year. The vertical axis measures percentages from 0 to 60 in increments of 10 percent. The horizontal axis measures the years 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, and 2000, with 5 bars for each year. In 1993, 10.9 percent of highways were rated very good, 17.0 percent good, 52.2 percent fair, 15.3 percent mediocre, and 4.6 percent poor. In 1995, 23.6 percent of highways were rated very good, 20.4 percent good, 39.2 percent fair, 11.2 percent mediocre, and 5.6 percent poor. In 1997, 19.2 percent of highways were rated very good, 24.0 percent good, 41.7 percent fair, 10.3 percent mediocre, and 4.8 percent poor. In 1999, 14.5 percent of highways were rated very good, 27.0 percent good, 42.4 percent fair, 10.3 percent mediocre, and 4.8 percent poor. And in 2000, 15.5 percent of highways were rated very good, 28.0 percent good, 41.2 percent fair, 10.4 percent mediocre, and 4.9 percent poor.
Source: Highway Performance Monitoring System.


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