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Freight Facts and Figures 2008

Figure 3-5. Average Daily Long-Haul Truck Traffic on the National Highway System: 2035

By 2035, long-haul truck traffic between places at least 50 miles apart is expected to increase dramatically on Interstate highways and other arterials throughout the nation.  These trucks are expected to travel 600 million miles per day.


Figure 3-5. U.S. map showing proportionally larger flows in a similar pattern to the 2002 version of this map.

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Long-haul freight trucks serve locations at least 50 miles apart, excluding trucks that are used in intermodal movements.


U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Freight Management and Operations, Freight Analysis Framework, version 2.2, 2007.



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