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Our Nation's Highways: 2008

Figure 6-3. Highway Funding and Expenditures by Local, State, and Federal Governments, 1970-2006

Total highway funding by all units of government—Federal, State, local—reached $161 billion in 2006. The Federal share has been declining, from roughly 2.0 percent in 1970 to less than 1.4 percent in 2006.

See paragraph above for explanation of this figure.

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Data Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Highway Policy Information, Highway Statistics.

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