The Kingman District has 2,764 twelve foot lane miles to manage and maintain including interstates, non-interstates, and frontage roads. The average elevation of the District's state highways is just over 2,800 feet. The lowest point on any route in this area is on I-40 (milepost 0) at 800 feet. The highest point on any route in this area is on I-40 (milepost 110) at 6100 feet.
The Kingman District has all or a portion of four counties within its boundaries, Mohave, Yavapai, Coconino, and La Paz. The major incorporated cities include the cities of Kingman, Lake Havasu, and Bullhead. A typical drive from Kingman to Lake Havasu City and Bullhead City takes about one hour.
The Kingman District has all or a portion of two Indian Reservations within its boundaries, that of the Hualapai and Fort Mohave Indian Tribes. Our District encompasses Federal Land in its boundaries and includes State Parks and the Lake Mead National Recreation area.
In 1998, Interstate 40 east of Kingman carried an average daily volume of 22,000 vehicles per day, of which 40% is truck traffic.
We operate a total of 4 Maintenance camps. They are located in Kingman, Wikieup, Seligman, and at the Needle Mountain Interchange off of I-40. Kingman has approximately 2200 snow lane miles and operates approximately 16 snowplows during the winter season.
Our miles include 58 miles of scenic highway within the Joshua Tree Parkway on U.S. 93 and part of historic Route 66.