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August 2017 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 August July
Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change Number of Stations Vehicle-Miles (Millions) Percent Change
2017 (Preliminary) 2016 2017 (Revised) 2016
Northeast
Connecticut 5 153 152 0.6 8 160 159 0.2
Maine 53 583 580 0.6 55 607 604 0.4
Massachusetts 8 146 139 5.5 7 167 164 1.5
New Hampshire 83 344 340 1.0 84 340 340 0.0
New Jersey 3 271 270 0.4 3 263 265 -0.8
New York 50 1,476 1,473 0.2 50 1,428 1,439 -0.8
Pennsylvania 23 2,324 2,274 2.2 21 2,345 2,293 2.3
Rhode Island 5 83 84 -1.5 6 68 69 -1.0
Vermont 23 304 295 2.8 31 315 310 1.5
Subtotal 5,684 5,607 1.4 5,693 5,643 0.9
South Atlantic
Delaware 19 159 157 1.0 18 274 270 1.2
District of Columbia - 0 0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 99 2,027 1,955 3.7 101 2,055 2,020 1.7
Georgia 48 1,564 1,524 2.6 51 1,781 1,782 -0.1
Maryland 20 613 603 1.8 20 601 596 0.9
North Carolina 16 1,815 1,788 1.5 16 1,891 1,891 0.0
South Carolina 55 1,545 1,506 2.6 54 1,623 1,629 -0.4
Virginia 319 1,581 1,542 2.5 321 1,602 1,593 0.6
West Virginia 17 553 541 2.2 22 548 552 -0.6
Subtotal 9,857 9,616 2.5 10,375 10,333 0.4
North Central
Illinois 24 1,619 1,587 2.0 24 1,664 1,675 -0.7
Indiana - 1,410 1,362 3.5 19 1,833 1,841 -0.4
Iowa 76 1,302 1,287 1.2 79 1,316 1,316 0.0
Kansas 62 956 915 4.4 62 941 936 0.5
Michigan 63 1,810 1,734 4.4 61 1,879 1,792 4.9
Minnesota 15 1,484 1,460 1.7 19 1,485 1,441 3.0
Missouri 81 1,931 1,880 2.7 83 1,969 1,973 -0.2
Nebraska 36 853 811 5.2 36 858 842 1.9
North Dakota 41 424 419 1.2 42 475 478 -0.5
Ohio 41 1,789 1,727 3.6 42 1,794 1,763 1.8
South Dakota 30 471 468 0.6 29 484 496 -2.4
Wisconsin 74 1,754 1,717 2.2 90 1,837 1,815 1.2
Subtotal 15,803 15,367 2.8 16,535 16,368 1.0
South Gulf
Alabama 53 1,501 1,465 2.5 53 1,552 1,546 0.4
Arkansas 25 1,002 958 4.6 19 1,079 1,054 2.4
Kentucky 24 1,516 1,439 5.3 26 1,404 1,391 1.0
Louisiana 1 1,185 1,211 -2.2 1 1,172 1,160 1.0
Mississippi 34 1,157 1,143 1.3 33 1,240 1,243 -0.2
Oklahoma 39 1,351 1,319 2.4 44 1,209 1,201 0.7
Tennessee 18 1,660 1,573 5.5 20 1,722 1,711 0.6
Texas 98 4,703 4,535 3.7 105 4,688 4,587 2.2
Subtotal 14,075 13,643 3.2 14,066 13,893 1.2
West
Alaska 38 133 134 -0.6 38 143 143 0.0
Arizona 40 925 908 1.9 41 988 1,006 -1.8
California 65 3,728 3,625 2.8 81 3,905 3,844 1.6
Colorado 50 1,021 992 2.9 50 1,072 1,055 1.5
Hawaii 10 87 87 0.8 11 97 96 0.9
Idaho - 639 613 4.2 - 638 623 2.6
Montana 67 712 687 3.6 56 721 706 2.1
Nevada 33 422 402 5.0 34 457 440 3.8
New Mexico 33 905 890 1.7 33 901 903 -0.2
Oregon 96 1,047 1,015 3.2 105 1,025 1,000 2.5
Utah 36 611 590 3.6 42 631 615 2.5
Washington 73 1,121 1,077 4.1 80 1,061 1,032 2.9
Wyoming 81 511 480 6.6 90 508 499 1.8
Subtotal 11,862 11,500 3.1 12,147 11,962 1.5
Totals 2,303 57,285 55,736 2.8 2,416 58,814 58,200 1.1

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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