|Source: FHWA, Highway Statistics Series|
Compared to historical trends, new roadway construction is slowing. Much construction work is roadway rehabilitation and/or widening. The new lane miles add capacity and attempt to improve driving conditions for Florida’s motorists.
The Federal Highway Administration reports the number of centerline miles and lane miles annually. The Highway Statistics Series is available online at
The Florida Department of Transportation’s Transportation Statistics Office also gathers and reports roadway mileage twice per year. The number of miles is available by road classification, such as - interstate, toll roads, etc. For more information on highway infrastructure, visit
This indicator shows lane miles by functional classification shows in thousands (K). Public roads comprise of different categories of roads based on their functions: interstates, principal arterials, minor arterials, major and minor collectors, and local roads in both urban and rural categories. The data for this indicator is sourced from Federal Highway Administration Highway Statistics Series. This is an annual indicator and is updated with a lag time of around one year.