|Acres gained (net)||5,630||2,112||3,256||2,153||916|
Notes: These data cover wetlands acreage affected by Federal-Aid Highway projects, approximately 24% of the total mileage of the U.S. public roads. These data are collected by states using varying collection methodologies. The mitigation ratio equals acres mitigated to acres impacted.
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Federal Highway Administration Wetland Mitigation Performance Measure for Federal-Aid Highway Projects Fiscal Year (FY) 2004, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/perform/wetrpt04.htm, as of October 2005.