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Highway Statistics 2008

Total Disbursements for Highways, by Function

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Total Disbursements for Highways, by Function

(In Billions for Chart)

Year Capital Outlay Maintenance Administration,
Highway Law
Enforcement,
and Bond Interest
Debt Retirement
1945 0.37 0.80 0.26 0.27
1946 0.80 0.93 0.31 0.26
1947 1.41 1.08 0.37 0.26
1948 1.79 1.28 0.38 0.27
1949 2.15 1.35 0.42 0.27
1950 2.30 1.42 0.44 0.32
1951 2.53 1.56 0.47 0.34
1952 2.89 1.65 0.51 0.34
1953 3.33 1.73 0.56 0.35
1954 4.11 1.80 0.67 0.41
1955 4.33 1.88 0.73 0.41
1956 5.02 2.09 0.83 0.42
1957 5.65 2.21 0.95 0.53
1958 6.35 2.37 1.08 0.54
1959 6.66 2.48 1.14 0.61
1960 6.29 2.64 1.23 0.60
1961 6.80 2.73 1.30 0.67
1962 7.39 2.84 1.40 0.68
1963 7.89 2.92 1.51 0.73
1964 8.25 3.06 1.67 0.75
1965 8.37 3.29 1.80 0.86
1966 9.25 3.52 2.02 0.92
1967 9.66 3.77 2.27 0.97
1968 10.35 4.00 2.51 1.07
1969 10.37 4.33 2.90 1.17
1970 11.58 4.72 3.29 1.25
1971 12.31 5.11 3.78 1.28
1972 12.28 5.43 4.22 1.27
1973 12.17 5.95 4.67 1.41
1974 13.10 6.57 5.00 1.45
1975 14.40 7.29 5.52 1.49
1976 13.93 7.74 6.08 1.57
1977 13.08 8.61 6.49 1.28
1978 14.94 9.79 7.12 1.37
1979 17.61 10.57 7.51 1.43
1980 20.34 11.45 8.30 1.46
1981 19.73 12.17 8.53 1.20
1982 19.05 13.32 8.91 1.69
1983 20.22 14.24 9.53 1.87
1984 23.12 15.01 10.18 1.64
1985 26.65 16.59 11.56 2.15
1986 29.23 17.64 12.73 2.51
1987 30.74 18.15 13.72 2.79
1988 32.96 19.11 13.75 2.68
1989 33.14 18.95 15.16 2.83
1990 35.15 20.37 16.94 3.21
1991 36.15 20.38 17.91 3.28
1992 37.81 21.54 18.55 3.47
1993 40.48 22.60 19.68 3.63
1994 42.38 23.55 19.71 4.55
1995 44.23 24.32 20.45 4.48
1996 46.81 25.56 21.12 4.59
1997 48.36 26.78 22.18 4.63
1998 52.31 27.17 22.35 5.15
1999 57.23 30.00 16.67 4.91
2000 61.32 30.64 25.63 5.11
2001 65.97 31.68 27.17 5.09
2002 68.79 33.89 29.01 6.95
2003 70.00 35.01 31.20 7.39
2004 70.27 36.33 32.88 8.01
2005 75.16 37.88 31.58 8.07
2006 78.68 40.43 34.31 7.65
2007 81.10 45.76 36.86 8.03
2008 91.14 44.97 29.28 8.48
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