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Highway Statistics 2016


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PUBLIC ROAD LENGTH - 2016 (1)
    MILES BY TYPE OF SURFACE AND OWNERSHIP/
    FUNCTIONAL SYSTEM NATIONAL SUMMARY

September 18, 2017
Table HM-12

OWNERSHIP/
FUNCTIONAL SYSTEM
UNPAVED PAVED (2) TOTAL
BITUMINOUS CONCRETE COMPOSITE TOTAL
Rural:            
  State Highway Agency: (3)            
    Interstate 0 16,821 5,523 5,411 27,755 27,755
    Other Freeways & Expressways 0 3,537 1,732 852 6,121 6,121
    Other Principal Arterial 330 68,417 4,916 14,845 88,178 88,508
    Minor Arterial 78 101,534 2,386 19,427 123,347 123,424
    Major Collector 1,187 196,418 4,900 12,992 214,310 215,497
    Subtotal 1,595 386,726 19,457 53,527 459,710 461,305
  Other Jurisdictions:            
    Interstate - 557 124 610 1,291 1,291
    Other Freeways & Expressways - 34 120 14 168 168
    Other Principal Arterial - 721 263 54 1,038 1,038
    Minor Arterial 291 5,850 65 404 6,319 6,609
    Major Collector 38,503 127,118 6,381 6,870 140,369 178,871
    Subtotal 38,793 134,280 6,953 7,951 149,184 187,977
  Federal Agency:            
    Interstate - - - - 0 0
    Other Freeways & Expressways - - - - 0 0
    Other Principal Arterial - 81 1 - 83 83
    Minor Arterial - 900 0 - 900 900
    Major Collector 330 1,711 9 55 1,775 2,105
    Subtotal 330 2,692 11 55 2,758 3,087
Subtotal 40,718 523,698 26,421 61,533 611,652 652,370
    Minor Collector 76,224       182,260 258,484
    Local 1,170,057       832,818 2,002,875
Total Rural 1,286,999       1,626,730 2,913,729
Urban:            
  State Highway Agency: (3)            
    Interstate - 7,817 4,969 4,858 17,644 17,644
    Other Freeways & Expressways - 5,333 3,040 2,595 10,968 10,968
    Other Principal Arterial 4 31,168 4,447 13,958 49,572 49,577
    Minor Arterial 0 27,276 1,410 10,146 38,832 38,832
    Major Collector 14 21,311 1,102 2,649 25,062 25,076
    Minor Collector 2 1,739 131 191 2,061 2,064
      Subtotal 21 94,643 15,099 34,397 144,139 144,160
  Other Jurisdictions:            
    Interstate - 367 164 626 1,157 1,157
    Other Freeways & Expressways 1 706 185 212 1,103 1,104
    Other Principal Arterial 9 12,719 1,417 1,823 15,959 15,967
    Minor Arterial 271 56,536 6,870 6,128 69,534 69,805
    Major Collector 1,223 83,178 6,519 6,455 96,152 97,375
    Minor Collector 537 11,242 384 702 12,328 12,865
    Subtotal 2,041 164,748 15,539 15,946 196,232 198,273
  Federal Agency:            
    Interstate - - 0 - 0 0
    Other Freeways & Expressways - 30 1 1 32 32
    Other Principal Arterial - 7 - 2 10 10
    Minor Arterial - 135 - 1 136 136
    Major Collector 7 86 5 2 93 100
    Minor Collector 8 13 - - 13 21
    Subtotal 15 272 7 6 285 300
Subtotal 2,077 259,663 30,644 50,349 340,656 342,733
    Local 72,969       783,113 856,082
Total Urban 75,046       1,123,769 1,198,815
Total Rural and Urban 1,362,044 783,360 57,066 111,882 2,750,499 4,112,543

(1) Includes the 50 States and the District of Columbia. Some differences from other tables may be noted because these are estimated from sample and summary data; some States may have missing/incomplete data.

(2) Paved includes the following categories: Bituminous -- bituminous, asphalt-concrete (AC) overlay over existing AC pavement; Concrete -- JPCP jointed plain concrete pavement, JRCP jointed reinforced concrete pavement, CRCP continuously reinforced concrete pavment; unbonded jointed concrete overlay on PCC pavement, bonded PCC overlay on PCC pavement, other (includes "whitetopping"); Composite -- AC overlay over jointed concrete pavement, AC (bituminous overlay over existing CRCP).

(3) Prior to 1999 included other state agency roads.

 

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