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Highway Statistics 1998


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PUBLIC ROAD LENGTH – 1998 1/

MILES BY OWNERSHIP AND FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS

NATIONAL SUMMARY

OCTOBER 1999
Table HM-16

OWNERSHIP FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS NON-
FEDERAL-AID
HIGHWAY
TOTAL
NATIONAL HIGHWAY SYSTEM OTHER TOTAL
INTERSTATE 2/ OTHER TOTAL
Rural:
State Highway Agency
31,360 84,734 116,094 343,265 459,359 203,445 662,804
County Roads 0 288 288 222,268 222,556 1,424,469 1,647,025
Town and Township Roads 0 32 32 5,687 5,719 420,621 426,340
Other Local Governmental Roads 0 44 44 6,593 6,637 176,314 182,951
Other State Agency 1,552 426 1,978 219 2,197 32,582 34,779
National Park, Forest, and Other Roads 0 91 91 6,171 6,262 112,107 118,369
Total Rural 32,912 85,615 118,527 584,203 702,730 2,369,538 3,072,268
Small Urban Areas:
State Highway Agency
1,675 5,809 7,484 17,248 24,732 2,763 27,495
County Roads 0 35 35 6,297 6,332 16,070 22,402
Town and Township Roads 0 39 39 2,475 2,514 10,078 12,592
Other Local Governmental Roads 0 85 85 22,680 22,765 88,289 111,054
Other State Agency 56 13 69 10 79 277 356
National Park, Forest, and Other Roads 0 0 0 54 54 437 491
Total Small Urban Area 1,731 5,981 7,712 48,764 56,476 117,914 174,390
Urbanized Areas:              
State Highway Agency 10,788 18,297 29,085 40,886 69,971 13,890 83,861
County Roads 0 917 917 32,579 33,496 61,120 94,616
Town and Township Roads 0 214 214 10,757 10,971 51,634 62,605
Other Local Governmental Roads 17 2,279 2,296 79,906 82,202 347,713 429,915
Other State Agency 886 393 1,279 200 1,479 842 2,321
National Park, Forest, and Other Roads 0 61 61 166 227 764 991
Total Urbanized Area 11,691 22,161 33,852 164,494 198,346 475,963 674,309
Total Urban
State Highway Agency
12,463 24,106 36,569 58,134 94,703 16,653 111,356
County Roads 0 952 952 38,876 39,828 77,190 117,018
Town and Township Roads 0 253 253 13,232 13,485 61,712 75,197
Other Local Governmental Roads 17 2,364 2,381 102,586 104,967 436,002 540,969
Other State Agency 942 406 1,348 210 1,558 1,119 2,677
National Park, Forest, and Other Roads 0 61 61 220 281 1,201 1,482
Total Urban 13,422 28,142 41,564 213,258 254,822 593,877 848,699
Total Rural and Urban 46,334 113,757 160,091 797,461 957,552 2,963,415 3,920,967

1/ Includes the 50 States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

2/ Although the Interstate System is part of the National Highway System, its mileage is shown separately.