10.

PUBLIC EOADS AND MOTOR VEHICLES
No. 489. —RUBAL ROADS—MILEAGE, FUNDS AVAILABLE, AND DISBURSEMENTS,
1921 TO 1938, AND CONSTBTJCTION UNDEB FEDERAL AID, 1926 TO 1938
NOTE.—Figures cover continental United States, except as noted, and refer to calendar years tor most
States. Mileage dnta included lor 1921 and 1926 were obtained from county records; figures for 1029 and
1030 include some estimates. No data available for county and township roads after 1930, oxcept for those
under State control.
Item
ALL RURAL ROADS
Total mileage at end ol year
Ear th roads _._
Surfaced roads
Low t ype
1
High t ype '
Total mileage built during year
Earth roads (graded and drained)
Surfaced roads '
Low t ype ' -
Hi gh type
1
-
Funds available for rural road purposes, all authorities »(1,000
dollare) _
Motor vehicle fees, gasoline taxes -.
Other taxes and appropriations -
Proceeds of bonds
Federal aid « _
All other sources
Disbursements for rural roads and bridges! all roads, by all
authorities (1,000 dollars)
Hi ghway pur pos e s -
Construction —
Maintenance - .
Other expenditures -
All othor disbursements -
19181
2, 941 , 294
2, 5 5 3, 5 34
387, 700
340,583
' d7,177
110,876
' 00, 804
41, 172
33, 0S3
»S, 080
H,IO9,896
110,916
415, 747
434, 573
77, 457
' 02,2Q5
1,037,498
022, 172
250, 559
121, 372
33, 389
Item
Total mileage ot State highway system' at
end of year •
IS arth roads _
Surfaced roads _
Low type •
High type i
Total mileage of State highway systems
built during year
Ear th roads (graded and dr ai ned).
Surfaced roads *
how type i
Hi gh t ype i
Fu nds avai lable to State hi ghway de par t -
me nt s " (1,000 dol l a r s ) . . .
Di s bu r s e me nt s by State hi ghway de par t -
me nt s , i ncl u di ng Fe de r al ai d •» (1,000
dollars) - . „.
Hi ghway constr ucti on u nde r Fe de r al ai d,
s t at us at e nd of ye ar ; "
Pr ojects u nde r cons tr ucti on:
Mi l e s _
Tot al cost (1,000 dollars)
Fe de r al ai d (1,000 dol l ar s ) . .
Pr ojects appr ove d for cons t r u ct i on:
Mi l e s _
Tot al cost (1,000 dol l ar s ) - . .
Fe de r al ai d (1,000 dollars) ,
Fe de r al-ai d fund avai lable for ne w
pr ojects (1,000 dollars) —_
1980
287,928
124,869
103,088
109,110
5 3,949
27,387
7,080
20,327
U, J9fl
fi, 328
8oe, ess
621,744
14, 881
365, 730
151, 490
1,575
40, 299
13,021
113,070
1930
98, 275
226,221
142,100
84,112
36, 277
7,813
27,464
10,877
10,787
1,428,164
1,130,677
9,089
233,307
99, 573
2,875
60, 394
25, B31
144,720
1929
3, 000,190
2, 450,120
550, 064
467,077
82,987
116,413
60,059
56, 354
40, 746
0,008
1,640,461
436,449
491,194
272, 422
79,163
361,224
1, 876, 69S
621, 893
338, 853
203, 002
112,980
1935
10
331, 867
52, 060
279,807
168, 282
111, 825
23, 516
2,812
20,703
17, 562
3,141
1, 206,946
848,365
3,110
06, 111
34,410
1,415
38, 410
19, 235
05, 543
1930
»840,160
5 1,05 7
280,103
175,408
113,095
26, 856
2,971
23, B85
IB, 020
4,259
1, 506, 768
1,131,151
4,520
127,764
Of), 064
2, 062
56,198
29,050
70,092
024,383
301, 798
662, 435
549,1181
112, 454
78, 003
23,128
54,875
42, 548
12, 327
087, 730
680,908
271, 864
77, 573
444,324
616,619
813,982
433, 538
197, 148
170, 880
1930
3,009,066
2, 315, 507
093, S59
567, 851
125, 708
87,717
24, 370
83, 347
48,397
14,950
2, 802,646
802,933
537,961
310, 973
92, 463
492,326
1, 886, 861
1,009, 712
475, 912
194, 869
20D, 387
1937
« 327, 152
41, 061
280, 001
100, 327
110,704
24,094
1,489
23, 205
17,471
5, 734
1, 679, 810
1,166, 706
4,921
156, 207
77,847
2,320
73,905
34,509
81,738
1938
)
00
()
1, 513, 544
1, 136, 122
5, 811
187, 949
92, 2B5
2,307
64,831
31,510
80, 843
1
Low-typo includes soil-surfaced', gravel or stone, bituminous surface-treated, and mixed bi tumi nous
surfaces; high-type includes bituminous penetration, bituminous concrete and sheet asphalt, Por tland
cement concrete, brick, black, and dual-typo surfaces, and unclassified surfacing on bridges.
»Includes 11,303 miles of unclassified roads. • Includes mileage partially graded and drained.
»Includes original smfl reeoosttucted surfacing. ' Incmues 368 miles of unclassified roads.
« Excludes funds transferred. ' Excludes balance on hand at beginning ot year; not reported in 1921.
s For road and bridge purposes under supervision of State highway department only.
' Includes an undetermined amount of municipal street mileage on State highway systems or con-
necting these systems. Beginning wi th 1934 such mileage is included, however, for only a few States.
Figures prior to 1934 also include mileage of secondary road systems under State control for a number of
States. •» Primary systems only. Seo also note 9. » Not yet available.
" Includes funds transferred to or from local uni ts.
" Includes data for Puerto Rico beginning 1937 and (or Hawaii except in 1926 figures for projects approved
p r construction. For 1938 figures tor emergency road construction and grade-crossing projects, see table 443.
Source: Federal Works Agency, Publi c Roads Administration (formerly Department of Agriculture,
Bureau of Publi c Roads); annual statements on status of highways; and records.
388
1939

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