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April 2015 Traffic Volume Trends

Changes on Rural Arterial Roads by Region and State

Table – 3. Changes on Rural Arterial Roads by Region and State**
Region And State April March
Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change
2015 (Preliminary) 2014 2015 (Revised) 2015
Northeast
Connecticut 10 168 164 2.3 10 160 161 -0.4
Maine 58 486 476 2.0 59 476 454 4.7
Massachusetts 8 126 124 1.5 9 118 115 2.0
New Hampshire 85 261 254 2.7 82 256 247 3.5
New Jersey 5 269 267 1.1 5 248 250 -0.7
New York 51 1,182 1,161 1.8 54 1,234 1,200 2.8
Pennsylvania 25 1,995 1,938 2.9 27 1,823 1,812 0.6
Rhode Island 2 52 51 2.1 3 42 41 1.0
Vermont - 233 229 1.8 - 229 223 2.6
Subtotal   4,772 4,664 2.3   4,586 4,503 1.8
South Atlantic
Delaware 28 141 134 5.3 33 121 114 6.1
District of Columbia - 0 0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 96 2,155 2,009 7.3 98 2,375 2,190 8.5
Georgia 53 1,590 1,498 6.2 55 1,542 1,463 5.4
Maryland 22 510 498 2.4 22 478 472 1.4
North Carolina 20 1,654 1,583 4.5 22 1,688 1,578 7.0
South Carolina 64 1,462 1,400 4.5 64 1,462 1,377 6.2
Virginia 317 1,812 1,761 2.9 320 1,761 1,685 4.5
West Virginia - 697 677 3.0 - 766 741 3.4
Subtotal   10,021 9,560 4.8   10,193 9,620 6.0
North Central
Illinois 14 1,403 1,354 3.6 16 1,290 1,265 2.0
Indiana 27 1,760 1,416 24.3 25 1,350 1,267 6.6
Iowa 86 1,115 1,066 4.5 58 1,053 998 5.5
Kansas 61 851 824 3.3 64 823 775 6.1
Michigan 64 1,517 1,447 4.9 64 1,479 1,400 5.6
Minnesota 23 1,420 1,314 8.0 23 1,340 1,250 7.2
Missouri 81 1,491 1,430 4.3 83 1,309 1,251 4.6
Nebraska 35 755 718 5.1 36 728 676 7.7
North Dakota 1 488 450 8.4 1 457 468 -2.3
Ohio 50 1,594 1,543 3.3 50 1,509 1,453 3.9
South Dakota 35 423 400 6.0 38 427 391 9.1
Wisconsin 41 1,491 1,400 6.5 40 1,431 1,368 4.6
Subtotal   14,308 13,362 7.1   13,196 12,562 5.0
South Gulf
Alabama 44 1,639 1,558 5.2 50 1,565 1,538 1.7
Arkansas 22 761 729 4.3 23 845 816 3.5
Kentucky - 1,692 1,572 7.6 14 1,495 1,426 4.9
Louisiana 13 1,042 1,041 0.1 15 959 960 -0.1
Mississippi 42 1,085 1,038 4.5 42 1,114 1,101 1.2
Oklahoma 44 1,113 1,092 1.9 45 1,037 1,014 2.3
Tennessee 14 1,582 1,490 6.2 14 1,733 1,694 2.3
Texas 102 4,569 4,374 4.4 110 4,872 4,685 4.0
Subtotal   13,483 12,894 4.6   13,620 13,234 2.9
West
Alaska 32 129 126 2.5 34 123 117 4.9
Arizona 40 939 893 5.1 48 871 825 5.6
California 59 3,375 3,216 4.9 67 3,014 2,823 6.8
Colorado 58 937 872 7.4 60 1,041 984 5.9
Hawaii 10 69 66 4.3 10 68 66 3.7
Idaho 109 473 443 6.9 105 460 428 7.4
Montana 53 449 423 6.1 47 425 386 10.0
Nevada 35 342 326 4.8 34 342 324 5.6
New Mexico 34 764 720 6.1 34 772 732 5.4
Oregon 105 924 872 5.9 104 921 855 7.6
Utah 39 464 441 5.1 42 459 432 6.2
Washington 69 956 914 4.6 66 874 827 5.7
Wyoming 96 345 334 3.5 93 335 314 6.9
Subtotal   10,166 9,646 5.4   9,705 9,113 6.5
Totals 2,382 52,747 50,127 5.2 2,418 51,300 49,034 4.6

Note: Where Number of STATIONS are shown as dashes, the values for the Vehicle-Miles and Percent Change are derived from the estimated VMT based on data from surrounding States or the nationwide average VMT.

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