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Barish, Lawrence S.; Theobald, H. Rupert (ed.) / State of Wisconsin 1991-1992 Blue Book
(1991-1992)

Statistical information on Wisconsin,   pp. [565]-832 PDF (88.2 MB)


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                                WISCONSIN ROAD MILEAGE, BY SYSTEM AND SURFACE
TYPE
                                                                      January
1, 1990
                              Type of System
                                                 Total                  
Parks & Forest
                                                 System       State Trunk
         County Trunk          Town Roads         City & Vii. Streets
      Roads
Surface Type                                    Mileage     Miles    Percent
    Miles     Percent    Miles     Percent    Miles     Percent    Miles
    Percent
Bituminous or higher ........................... 82,973    11,882    100.00%
   19,364     99.10%     37,207    60.82%     14,209     95.08%    311  
     15.98%
Gravel or soil-surfaced........................... 22,446       0      0.00
       171      0.87      20,625    33.71       698        4.67     952 
     48.92
Graded and drained............................    3,798         0      0.00
         5      0.03       3,180     5.20       34         0.23     579 
     29.75
Unimproved..................................       271         0       0.00
        0       0.00        164      0.27        3         0.02     104 
      5.35
    TOTAL .................................     109,488    11,882    100.00%
   19,540    100.00%     61,176   100.00%     14,944    100.00%    1,946
   100.00%
Source: Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Division of Highways and
Transportation Services, Bureau of Program Management, Wisconsin 1990 Highway
Mileage Data, 1990. Percentages
  calculated by the Wisconsin Legislative Reference Bureau.
                                                   WISCONSIN WATERPORT USAGE,
1988o
                  Major Commodities Handled
                        Number      Total                               
                Stone, Clay, Petroleum Pulp, Paper Food and   Chemical  Primary
                           of    Commodities   Metallic   Farm          
    Nonmetallic   Glass and  and Coal   and Allied  Kindred  and Allied 
Metal
Waterports'            Passengers Tonnage2      Ores     Products    Coal
     Minerals    Concrete   Products   Products   Products   Products  Products
 Other
LAKE SUPERIOR
Superior-Duluth ........          40,002,268  20,600,945 5,086,476 10,188,459
 3,222,927    209,080    361,587    264,446     35,887      205     28,658
   3,598
Ashland ...............              331,935         -         -      89,027
   242,908          ......                                              
                    .
LaPointe............... 195,153      117,524         -                  
-      112,840                   447          ...                       
          4,237  5
Bayfield................ 231,789      20,187                            
        15,390          7        447..                                  
          4,343  o
Cornucopia ............      -           -                              
                    No Commerce Reported
Port Wing .............      -           -                              
                    No Commerce Reported
LAKE MICHIGAN
Milwaukee.............  101,382    2,289,211         43   533,599    360,398
   643,390     348,029    189,234        -       64,878      809     80,226
  68,605   ,
Green Bay .............      -     1,640,057         -      1,804    891,647
   316,975     215,017     63,502    104,376     46,438       -         276
      22 ?
Sheboygan ............        .. 806,434-                     -      719,862
    30,642         -        4,981--                        50,949--     
             -
Kewaunee ..............95,518        231,929      1,027     1,469       
-       28,953         588        -      120,909      9,974    20,539   
         48,470    -
Port Washington .......      -       185,624         --       -      185,624
        .....                                                  ...      
                 ,
Marinette-Menominee' ..      -       116,758         --               71,009
    39,999                                                   195      5,555
        --)
Manitowoc ............       -       112,036         --       --      48,695
       --11,850                           --                         51,491
       -
Kenosha ..............       --       17,659          -   -   -         
--      17,615          ....44
Sturgeon Bay4............ 2,282       10,430--                -         
        10,430....
Detroit Harbor'..........218,329      5,446           .-..-             
                                2,053                                   
          3,393
Two Rivers ............      -           -                              
                    No Commerce Reported
Algoma ...............       -           -                              
                    No Commerce Reported
Oconto ................      -           -                              
                    No Commerce Reported
Pensaukee .............      -           -                              
                    No Commerce Reported
Racine ................      -           -                              
                    No Commerce Reported
  TOTAL .............   844,453   45,887,498  20,602,015 5,623,348 12,554,721
4,682,069     772,721    634,101    489,731    157,177   72,697    166,206
 132,712
'Wisconsin waterports on the Mississippi River used for nonrecreational purposes
are Alma, Cassville, Genoa, La Crosse, Prairie du Chien and Prescott. Individual
cargo tonnage movement at these
  ports is not available from source.
2Total tonnage includes some small miscellaneous commodities not itemized.
Tonnage reported in short tons (one ton - 2,000 lbs.).
3Includes tonnage handled at Menominee, Michigan.
4Also includes tonnage traversing Lake Michigan Ship Canal.
'Washington Island.
Source: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Waterborne Commerce of the United States,
Calendar Year 1988, Part 3: "Waterways and Harbors, Great Lakes",
June 1990.


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