North Dakota has more miles of road per capita than any state
in the nation. There are approximately 166 miles of road for every
1,000 people. Therefore, we have a very large road network with
a small population base to support it.
North Dakota has the second smallest department of transportation,
in terms of employees, in the nation. Only Hawaii's is smaller.
NDDOT maintains more lane-miles of roads per maintenance employee
than any other state in the nation.
There are 98 public-use airports in North Dakota.
In North Dakota there are more vehicles registered than there
are residents of the state.