- The Department of Roads employs 2,200 people across
the State of Nebraska.
- For the last 18 years, we have maintained the same number of employees.
- During that time the construction program
increased from $107-million in 1981 to $347-million in 1999.
- In our work we use over 8,000 pieces of equipment,
- motor graders.
- dump trucks.
- Throughout the state, NDOR occupies 610 buildings
at 217 sites.
- Design work and administrative support are provided
at the central headquarters in Lincoln.
- Construction and maintenance operations
are managed and conducted in the Eight
Field Districts - which are the focus
of the Department's operations.
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- The State of Nebraska has approximately 96,000
miles of highways and public roads.
- Nebraska has 531 municipalities and 93 counties.
- They are responsible for public roads not on
the state highway system.
- Interstate 80 is one of the two most heavily traveled
transcontinental highways in the United States. The Interstate is linked
to about three-quarters of the estimated $2.8 billion that travelers
spent last year in Nebraska.
- On an average non-summer day, more than 15,000 vehicles
pass on I-80 by Overton, about midway across the state. In the summer,
the daily average surges to more than 20,000.
- Of the main east-west routes, only I-40 carries
as much traffic. Interstate 70 sees about 12,600 a day on average during
the summer in western Kansas, while Interstate 90 logs about 7,500 across
western South Dakota.
Traffic Volume in Nebraska
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Flow Maps and other Traffic Flow Data
- The state highway system carries 62.2 percent of
all the vehicle miles of travel in the state.
- The vast mileage of county roads carries 14.7 percent
of the travel.
- Municipal streets carry the remaining 23.1 percent.
- 83% of heavy trucks travel on Nebraska's state highway
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