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Our Nation's Highways: 2011

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At A Glance

12,931 highway projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Over 164,000 miles in the National Highway System

16.1 billion tons of freight worth $14.9 trillion

3 trillion vehicle miles traveled in 2009

246 million registered vehicles

210 million licensed drivers, 685 drivers for every 1,000 residents

392 billion person-trips

172 billion gallons of fuel consumed by vehicles

$30.1 billion in receipts collected by the Highway Trust Fund ($1.2 billion less than in 2008)

$29.8 billion in state and local toll revenues collected

1.15 fatalities per 100 million vehicle miles traveled – an historical low


A Renewed Focus on Infrastructure

1. Highway Infrastructure

2. Highway Travel

3. Vehicles

4. Drivers

5. Motor Fuel

6. Funding And Expenditures

7. Condition, Performance And Safety

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Publication FHWA-PL-10-023 May 2010

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