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Implementing the High Risk Rural Roads Program

Long Description: Figure 3: Percent Rural Miles of Total Roadway Miles

Map indicates rural miles as a percentage of total roadway miles by State. States are listed in no particular order.

States with more than 75 percent of total roadway miles classified as rural roadways include: Alaska, Oregon, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia, South Carolina, Vermont, and Maine.

States with 50 to 74 percent of total roadway miles classified as rural roadways include: Washington, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Georgia.

States with 25 to 49 percent of total roadway miles classified as rural roadways include: California, Hawaii, Florida, Maryland, and Connecticut.

States with 0 to 24 percent of total roadway miles classified as rural roadways include: Massachusetts and New Jersey.

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