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August 2020 Traffic Volume Trends

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
2020 (Preliminary) 2019 2020 (Revised) 2019
Northeast
Connecticut 2 123 151 -18.3 2 130 159 -18.6
Maine 52 462 548 -15.7 54 472 582 -18.8
Massachusetts 16 128 156 -17.9 15 143 179 -20.1
New Hampshire 78 312 358 -12.9 78 305 353 -13.6
New Jersey 5 248 286 -13.5 12 234 283 -17.2
New York 42 1,274 1,564 -18.6 47 1,235 1,513 -18.4
Pennsylvania 32 1,901 2,252 -15.6 29 1,936 2,246 -13.8
Rhode Island 7 68 83 -18.8 6 47 61 -22.8
Vermont 26 242 309 -21.6 24 252 324 -22.3
Subtotal 4,758 5,707 -16.6 4,754 5,700 -16.6
South Atlantic
Delaware 1 93 114 -18.2 - 170 196 -13.6
District of Columbia - 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0 0 0.0
Florida 97 1,987 2,182 -8.9 102 1,981 2,221 -10.8
Georgia 54 1,595 1,720 -7.2 56 1,880 2,025 -7.1
Maryland 9 574 645 -11.0 9 582 643 -9.5
North Carolina 29 1,795 1,990 -9.8 27 1,940 2,110 -8.1
South Carolina 48 1,430 1,597 -10.5 56 1,551 1,711 -9.4
Virginia 307 1,698 1,999 -15.1 311 1,809 2,067 -12.5
West Virginia 17 465 547 -14.9 14 498 561 -11.3
Subtotal 9,637 10,794 -10.7 10,411 11,534 -9.7
North Central
Illinois 31 1,463 1,676 -12.7 31 1,635 1,795 -8.9
Indiana 20 1,282 1,408 -8.9 20 1,755 1,916 -8.4
Iowa 82 1,191 1,301 -8.4 66 1,237 1,375 -10.0
Kansas 64 886 936 -5.3 64 911 979 -6.9
Michigan 53 1,787 1,904 -6.2 56 1,890 1,978 -4.4
Minnesota 20 1,295 1,515 -14.5 15 1,325 1,496 -11.4
Missouri 81 1,833 1,957 -6.4 82 1,958 2,098 -6.7
Nebraska 34 781 807 -3.2 34 840 864 -2.7
North Dakota 47 350 423 -17.2 48 407 486 -16.2
Ohio 54 1,584 1,827 -13.3 53 1,650 1,867 -11.6
South Dakota 36 468 487 -3.7 37 524 538 -2.7
Wisconsin 75 1,554 1,811 -14.2 70 1,670 1,893 -11.8
Subtotal 14,474 16,052 -9.8 15,802 17,285 -8.6
South Gulf
Alabama 56 1,445 1,545 -6.5 56 1,507 1,615 -6.7
Arkansas 24 1,004 1,053 -4.6 23 1,102 1,154 -4.5
Kentucky 21 1,316 1,507 -12.6 22 1,298 1,440 -9.9
Louisiana - 1,171 1,353 -13.4 - 1,153 1,321 -12.8
Mississippi 42 1,122 1,176 -4.6 43 1,198 1,256 -4.6
Oklahoma 43 1,319 1,414 -6.7 42 1,187 1,308 -9.2
Tennessee 20 1,498 1,641 -8.7 21 1,674 1,792 -6.6
Texas 142 4,591 5,178 -11.3 148 4,350 5,222 -16.7
Subtotal 13,466 14,867 -9.4 13,469 15,108 -10.8
West
Alaska 32 114 130 -12.3 27 125 140 -11.0
Arizona 49 892 952 -6.3 58 936 1,061 -11.8
California 52 3,242 3,662 -11.5 67 3,477 3,884 -10.5
Colorado 68 983 1,069 -8.1 65 1,036 1,122 -7.7
Hawaii 11 64 91 -28.9 11 75 102 -26.4
Idaho 111 594 612 -3.0 111 625 645 -3.0
Montana 63 709 729 -2.7 63 702 745 -5.8
Nevada 37 420 443 -5.1 38 452 481 -6.1
New Mexico 23 844 931 -9.3 25 834 937 -11.0
Oregon 101 988 1,045 -5.4 101 970 1,032 -6.0
Utah - 602 643 -6.3 - 615 665 -7.5
Washington 72 909 1,122 -19.0 68 927 1,072 -13.6
Wyoming 89 509 514 -0.9 86 502 527 -4.7
Subtotal 10,870 11,943 -9.0 11,276 12,413 -9.2
Totals 2,475 53,207 59,360 -10.4 2,493 55,713 62,043 -10.2

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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