U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
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Washington, DC 20590
Our Nation's Highways: 2008
Figure 1-8. Toll Road Centerline Miles, 2006
A toll highway is a road that drivers pay fees to use. Toll roads may also be known as turnpikes or toll ways. The fees collected are used to repay money borrowed for construction of the road. As the debt is repaid, the toll is also used for ongoing operations and maintenance.
Data represented in the inset chart
Data Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Highway Policy Information, Highway Performance Monitoring System.