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Highway Statistics 2016


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Public Road Length - 2016 (1)
    Miles by Ownership and Federal-Aid Highways
    National Summary

September 18, 2017
Table HM-16

OWNERSHIP FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS NON-
FEDERAL-AID
HIGHWAYS
TOTAL
NATIONAL HIGHWAY SYSTEM OTHER TOTAL
INTERSTATE OTHER TOTAL
Rural:              
   State Highway Agency 27,795 95,932 123,726 304,949 428,675 181,999 610,674
   County - 369 369 215,993 216,362 1,360,054 1,576,416
   Town, Township, Municipal (2) 1 104 105 10,928 11,033 545,292 556,325
   Other Jurisdictions 1,337 395 1,732 2,967 4,700 46,589 51,289
   Federal Agency - 122 122 5,830 5,953 127,397 133,349
Total Rural 29,133 96,922 126,055 540,667 666,722 2,261,332 2,928,054
Small Urban Areas:              
   State Highway Agency 2,714 13,540 16,255 18,575 34,829 6,237 41,066
   County - 168 168 12,061 12,229 35,609 47,839
   Town, Township, Municipal (2) 1 674 675 23,759 24,433 106,683 131,116
   Other Jurisdictions 95 30 124 80 205 863 1,067
   Federal Agency - 7 7 90 97 1,040 1,137
Total Small Urban Area 2,810 14,420 17,229 54,565 71,794 150,431 222,226
Urbanized Areas:              
   State Highway Agency 14,994 42,903 57,897 44,683 102,580 26,142 128,722
   County - 4,337 4,337 50,458 54,795 145,426 200,221
   Town, Township, Municipal (2) 17 14,085 14,102 109,625 123,726 524,539 648,265
   Other Jurisdictions 1,238 974 2,212 619 2,831 2,562 5,392
   Federal Agency 0 85 85 281 367 6,861 7,228
Total Urbanized Area 16,249 62,385 78,634 205,665 284,299 705,529 989,829
Total Urban:              
   State Highway Agency 17,708 56,444 74,152 63,258 137,410 32,378 169,788
   County - 4,506 4,506 62,519 67,024 181,035 248,060
   Town, Township, Municipal (2) 17 14,759 14,777 133,383 148,160 631,222 779,382
   Other Jurisdictions 1,333 1,004 2,336 699 3,035 3,424 6,460
   Federal Agency 0 93 93 371 464 7,901 8,365
Total Urban 19,058 76,805 95,863 260,230 356,094 855,961 1,212,054
Total Rural and Urban 48,192 173,727 221,919 800,897 1,022,815 3,117,293 4,140,108

(1) Includes the 50 States and the District of Columbia.

(2) Prior to 1999, municipal was included with other jurisdictions.

 

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