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Office of Highway Policy Information (OHPI) – Highway Finance Data Collection

High way Finance Data Collection

Our Nation's Highways: 2010

Figure 1-6: Public Road Ownership: 2008

Figure 1-6: Public Road Ownership: 2008

Data available in Excel format

Local governments own the majority of public roads at about 76 percent ownership. The Federal Government owns approximately 3 percent of public roads, most of which are located in national parks and forests, military garrisons, and Indian reservations. State governments own the remaining 19 percent of public roads, which includes most of the Interstate system highways.

Data Source: US Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Highway Policy Information, Highway Statistics.

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