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Subject
APPORTIONMENT OF FISCAL YEAR (FY) 2009 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM FUNDS
Classification Code Date Office of Primary Interest
N 4510.687 October 1, 2008 HCFB-1

  1. What is the purpose of this Notice? This Notice transmits the certificate of apportionment of Highway Bridge Program funds authorized for FY 2009 pursuant to the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), Public Law Number (Pub. L. No.) 109-59. The apportionment is effective immediately.

  2. What is the availability of these funds?

    1. The Highway Bridge Program funds resulting from this apportionment are available for obligation until September 30, 2012. Any amounts not obligated by the State on or before September 30, 2012, shall lapse.

    2. The funds resulting from this apportionment are available for obligation immediately and will be subject to obligation controls in force at the time of obligation.

    3. The Federal share for all projects, except those on the Interstate System, will be in accordance with Section 120(b) of Title 23, United States Code (U.S.C.). For those on the Interstate System, the Federal share will be according to Section 120(a) of Title 23, U.S.C.

    4. The program codes to be used when obligating these funds are L110 and L1C0.

  3. What is the background information?

    1. Section 1101(a)(3) of the SAFETEA-LU authorizes a total of $4,457,421,829 in contract authority for the Highway Bridge Program for FY 2009.

    2. Section 104(f) of Title 23, U.S.C., applies a 1.25 percent takedown for Metropolitan Planning from the amount authorized for the Highway Bridge Program. This provision reduces the amount apportioned by $55,717,773.

    3. Section 111 of the SAFETEA-LU Technical Corrections Act of 2008, Pub. L. No. 110-244, requires a 0.205 percent takedown for the Future Strategic Highway Research Program from the amount apportioned for the Highway Bridge Program. This provision reduces the amount apportioned by $9,137,715.

    4. As required by Section 144(g) of Title 23, U.S.C., $100,000,000 has been set aside for the Bridge Set-Aside for Designated Projects.

    5. The total contract authority available for distribution in FY 2009 net of these reductions is $4,292,566,341.

  4. What is the requirement for the Bridge Program? Pursuant to Section 144(g) of Title 23 U.S.C., not less than 15 percent of the amount apportioned to each State in a fiscal year shall be expended for bridge program projects located on public roads, other than those on the Federal-aid highway system, or to complete the Warwick Intermodal Station located in Warwick, Rhode Island (including the construction of a people mover between the Station and the T.F. Green Airport). Bridge Program funds shall be expended for replacement, rehabilitation, painting, performing systematic preventive maintenance or seismic retrofit of, or applying anti-icing or de-icing compositions to, eligible highway bridge projects. The Secretary of Transportation, after consultation with State and local officials may, with respect to a State, reduce the requirement for expenditure for bridges not on the Federal-aid highway system when the Secretary determines that the State has inadequate needs to justify the expenditure.

  5. What action is required? Division Administrators should ensure that copies of this Notice are provided to the State departments of transportation.

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Thomas J. Madison, Jr. signature
Thomas J. Madison, Jr.
Administrator

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CERTIFICATE OF APPORTIONMENT FROM
THE SUM OF $4,457,421,829 AUTHORIZED TO BE APPROPRIATED
FOR THE HIGHWAY BRIDGE PROGRAM
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2009

TO—

The Secretary of the Treasury of the United States and the State departments of transportation:

Pursuant to Section 9503 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, Title 23, United States Code, the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users, and the delegation of authority from the Secretary of Transportation to the Federal Highway Administrator, Section 1.48 of Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, I certify--

First, that the Secretary of the Treasury has made the estimate required by Section 9503(d) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and, based on that estimate, I have determined that the amount that can be apportioned for the Bridge Program for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, pursuant to Section 1101(a)(3) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users, is $4,457,421,829, which is 100 percent of the amount authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year.

Second, pursuant to Section 104(f) of Title 23, United States Code, I have deducted 1.25 percent from the sum of $4,457,421,829 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, by Section 1101(a)(3) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users, for the purpose of carrying out Section 134 of Title 23, United States Code. The amount deducted is $55,717,773.

Third, pursuant to Section 111 of the SAFETEA-LU Technical Corrections Act of 2008, Public Law Number 110-244, I have deducted 0.205% from the sum of $4,457,421,829 that can be apportioned for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009 pursuant to Section 1101(a)(3) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users, for the purpose of carrying out Section 510 of Title 23, United States Code. The amount deducted is $9,137,715.

Fourth, pursuant to Section 144(g) of Title 23, United States Code, and after making deductions authorized by Section 104(f) of Title 23, United States Code, I have set aside $100,000,000 from the sum of $4,457,421,829 authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, by Section 1101(a)(3) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users, for the purpose for carrying out Section 144 of Title 23, United States Code. The resulting amount is $4,292,566,341.

Fifth, that after making the deductions and set aside, I have computed the apportionment to each State and the District of Columbia of the remainder of the amounts authorized to be appropriated for the Bridge Program in the manner provided by law in accordance with the formula set forth.

Sixth, that subject to the foregoing deductions and set aside, the sums that are hereby apportioned to each State and the District of Columbia, effective immediately, are respectively as follows:

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

APPORTIONMENT OF FUNDS FOR THE
HIGHWAY BRIDGE PROGRAM
AUTHORIZED FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009

STATE AMOUNT
ALABAMA $62,824,611
ALASKA 12,940,314
ARIZONA 19,480,106
ARKANSAS 55,887,084
CALIFORNIA 429,256,634
COLORADO 32,493,967
CONNECTICUT 127,691,078
DELAWARE 10,731,416
DIST. OF COL. 26,141,911
FLORIDA 91,312,795
GEORGIA 56,928,145
HAWAII 28,710,545
IDAHO 18,185,759
ILLINOIS 115,836,622
INDIANA 57,935,376
IOWA 55,992,439
KANSAS 43,144,227
KENTUCKY 60,070,229
LOUISIANA 171,748,260
MAINE 28,991,777
MARYLAND 105,117,894
MASSACHUSETTS 182,654,222
MICHIGAN 101,565,876
MINNESOTA 31,503,007
MISSISSIPPI 50,956,670
MISSOURI 110,423,034
MONTANA 12,317,366
NEBRASKA 23,139,330
NEVADA 10,731,416
NEW HAMPSHIRE 21,333,507
NEW JERSEY 172,163,924
NEW MEXICO 12,436,881
NEW YORK 429,256,634
NORTH CAROLINA 110,387,829
NORTH DAKOTA 10,731,416
OHIO 150,832,751
OKLAHOMA 69,703,633
OREGON 77,201,749
PENNSYLVANIA 429,256,634
RHODE ISLAND 71,488,933
SOUTH CAROLINA 47,174,371
SOUTH DAKOTA 10,731,416
TENNESSEE 48,225,560
TEXAS 135,932,656
UTAH 10,731,416
VERMONT 29,215,167
VIRGINIA 96,325,080
WASHINGTON 146,002,200
WEST VIRGINIA 49,652,743
WISCONSIN 18,338,315
WYOMING 10,731,416
TOTAL $4,292,566,341
APPROVED EFFECTIVE October 1, 2008
Thomas J. Madison, Jr. signature
FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATOR

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