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Highway Trust Fund
Highway Trust Fund
The actual receipts, outlays and balances will be posted each month shortly after month-end as the information becomes available.
In January: The Highway Account received a transfer of $51.9 billion from the General Fund pursuant to section 31201 of P.L. 114-94 and a transfer of $100 million from the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund pursuant to section 31203 of the same law. The Mass Transit Account received a transfer of $18.1 billion from the General Fund pursuant to section 31201 as well.
Status of the Highway Trust Fund - Fiscal Year 2016
from Prior Year
|Net Tax Receipts||701,147,000||3,537,806,000||2,912,698,000||2,874,343,000||3,450,990,843||2,831,499,000||16,308,483,843||3.2%|
|Other Receipts 1/||2,263,220||1,759,518||1,809,696||52,001,945,429||95,258,392||2,306,182||52,105,342,438||490801.3%|
|To Mass Transit Account||265,000,000||-||-||280,000,000||-||-||545,000,000||-37.1%|
|From Mass Transit Account||-||-||27,331,312||-||-||3,319,686||30,650,998||47.1%|
|Mass Transit Account|
|Net Tax Receipts||94,080,000||513,327,000||422,758,000||417,157,000||483,361,435||415,072,000||2,345,755,435||1.7%|
|Other Receipts 1/||-||-||-||18,100,000,000||-||-||18,100,000,000||0.0%|
|To Highway Account||-||-||27,331,312||-||-||3,319,686||30,650,998||47.1%|
|From Highway Account||265,000,000||-||-||280,000,000||-||-||545,000,000||-37.1%|
1/ In January, includes a transfer of $51.9 billion to the Highway Account and $18.1 billion to the Mass Transit Account both from the General Fund pursuant to section 31201 of P.L. 114-94. In addition, includes a transfer of $100 million to the Highway Account from the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund pursuant to section 31203 of the same law.
PDF: Table FE-1
Should a situation occur where FHWA cannot fully reimburse States, the agency may take some or all of the following actions:
These are some of the possible actions FHWA might take in the event of a cash shortfall. The specific actions would depend on the exact nature of the shortfall.