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Freight Facts and Figures 2011

Figure 3-12. Major Truck Routes on the National Highway System: 2040

The number of NHS miles carrying large volumes and high percentages of trucks is forecast to increase dramatically by 2040. Segments with more than 8,500 trucks per day and where at least every fourth vehicle is a truck are forecast to approach 21,000 miles, an increase of almost 250 percent from 2007.


Figure 3-12. U.S. map showing truck volumes and percentages forecast for year 2040. Note: AADTT is average annual daily truck traffic and includes freight-hauling and other trucks with six or more tires. AADT is average annual daily traffic, and includes all motor vehicles.

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U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Freight Management and Operations, Freight Analysis Framework, version 3.1, 2010.


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