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September 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 September August
Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change
2015 (Preliminary) 2014 2015 (Revised) 2014
Northeast
Connecticut 9 181 177 2.4 9 189 187 0.9
Maine 55 520 500 3.8 47 569 565 0.7
Massachusetts 9 132 126 5.0 8 136 134 1.1
New Hampshire 80 288 276 4.1 82 338 332 1.8
New Jersey 4 306 304 0.7 5 276 274 0.5
New York 48 1,266 1,214 4.3 47 1,685 1,633 3.2
Pennsylvania 24 2,030 1,976 2.7 25 2,254 2,243 0.5
Rhode Island 4 66 63 4.8 1 78 78 0.0
Vermont - 260 250 4.3 24 300 299 0.5
Subtotal   5,049 4,886 3.3   5,825 5,745 1.4
South Atlantic
Delaware 25 166 156 6.3 29 168 159 5.3
District of Columbia - 0 0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 93 1,985 1,812 9.5 96 2,151 2,066 4.1
Georgia 48 1,324 1,237 7.0 49 1,416 1,365 3.7
Maryland 17 548 534 2.7 22 613 600 2.2
North Carolina 21 1,662 1,555 6.9 20 1,825 1,729 5.6
South Carolina 63 1,445 1,339 8.0 61 1,580 1,533 3.1
Virginia 316 1,805 1,731 4.3 317 2,028 1,986 2.1
West Virginia 5 627 613 2.4 9 670 639 4.8
Subtotal   9,562 8,977 6.5   10,451 10,077 3.7
North Central
Illinois 16 1,441 1,366 5.5 16 1,571 1,539 2.1
Indiana - 1,465 1,391 5.3 - 1,427 1,396 2.2
Iowa 85 1,170 1,121 4.4 82 1,242 1,225 1.4
Kansas 65 935 891 5.0 64 914 905 0.9
Michigan 57 1,610 1,504 7.0 64 1,764 1,720 2.6
Minnesota 20 1,393 1,368 1.8 20 1,580 1,599 -1.2
Missouri 77 1,867 1,700 9.9 82 1,879 1,836 2.3
Nebraska 34 798 761 4.8 34 841 813 3.4
North Dakota 24 409 417 -1.8 24 450 466 -3.4
Ohio 48 1,648 1,597 3.2 49 1,753 1,715 2.2
South Dakota 27 457 438 4.3 32 481 476 1.0
Wisconsin 78 1,635 1,564 4.6 78 1,753 1,729 1.4
Subtotal   14,828 14,118 5.0   15,655 15,419 1.5
South Gulf
Alabama 50 1,449 1,357 6.8 45 1,630 1,591 2.5
Arkansas 23 819 761 7.7 23 972 958 1.5
Kentucky 19 1,474 1,405 4.9 22 1,520 1,498 1.5
Louisiana 8 822 811 1.4 8 1,252 1,274 -1.7
Mississippi 43 1,107 1,048 5.6 43 1,153 1,117 3.3
Oklahoma 30 1,114 1,088 2.4 45 1,299 1,309 -0.8
Tennessee 19 1,727 1,615 6.9 10 1,820 1,721 5.7
Texas 110 4,719 4,421 6.8 106 5,021 4,918 2.1
Subtotal   13,231 12,506 5.8   14,667 14,386 2.0
West
Alaska 24 140 136 2.9 27 170 166 2.1
Arizona 43 848 785 7.9 36 858 819 4.7
California 65 3,032 2,843 6.6 77 3,662 3,539 3.5
Colorado 56 1,044 980 6.5 54 1,074 1,035 3.8
Hawaii 9 69 68 1.5 9 81 79 2.3
Idaho 105 530 494 7.2 100 596 571 4.3
Montana 65 564 545 3.6 60 701 680 3.2
Nevada 31 358 331 8.0 35 404 391 3.5
New Mexico 30 834 785 6.3 31 871 844 3.1
Oregon 102 1,060 999 6.1 44 1,168 1,144 2.1
Utah 39 500 459 8.8 37 555 530 4.6
Washington 23 1,095 972 12.6 58 1,018 1,022 -0.4
Wyoming 92 463 444 4.2 91 499 482 3.6
Subtotal   10,537 9,841 7.1   11,657 11,302 3.1
Totals 2,338 53,207 50,328 5.7 2,357 58,252 56,931 2.3

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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