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Highway Statistics 2008

Status of The Federal Highway Trust Fund 1/

October 1, 2007 - SEPTEMBER 30, 2008

February 2009
Table FE-10

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Item Highway Account Mass Transit Account Total
I. Opening balance: 3/      
A. Investments - U.S. Treasury special certificates of Indebtedness 5,409,639,000.00 6,794,905,000.00 12,204,544,000.00
B. Uninvested - held by Bureau of Public Debt 2,241,318,609.83 305,465,878.98 2,546,784,488.81
C. Uninvested - held by program agencies 459,474,337.61 205,414,894.71 664,889,232.32
D. Total balance 8,110,431,947.44 7,305,785,773.69 15,416,217,721.13
II. Receipts:      
A. Gross excise taxes (transferred General Fund receipts)      
  1. Gasoline 21,366,940,000.00 3,958,706,000.00 25,325,646,000.00
2. Diesel and special motor fuels 9,274,335,000.00 1,257,584,000.00 10,531,919,000.00
3. Tires 386,627,000.00 0.00 386,627,000.00
4. Trucks and trailers 1,445,621,000.00 0.00 1,445,621,000.00
5. Federal use tax 1,038,312,000.00 0.00 1,038,312,000.00
6. Total excise taxes 33,511,835,000.00 5,216,290,000.00 38,728,125,000.00
B. Deduct - reimbursement to General Fund receipts      
  (refunds and tax credits)      
1. Diesel 670,905,000.00 0.00 670,905,000.00
2. Gasoline 385,607,000.00 0.00 385,607,000.00
3. Total 1,056,512,000.00 0.00 1,056,512,000.00
C. Transfers to other funds      
  1. To Land and Water Conservation Fund 844,000.00 156,000.00 1,000,000.00
2. To Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund 423,153,000.00 58,846,000.00 481,999,000.00
3 To Airport and Airway Trust Fund (aviation kerosene taxes) 322,562,000.00 54,962,000.00 377,524,000.00
4 To General Fund (aviation kerosene refunds) 385,051,000.00 59,495,000.00 444,546,000.00
5. Total 1,131,610,000.00 173,459,000.00 1,305,069,000.00
D. Net excise taxes 31,323,713,000.00 5,042,831,000.00 36,366,544,000.00
E. Other income      
  1. Motor carrier safety fines and penalties 17,988,766.64 0.00 17,988,766.64
2. Interest under Cash Management Improvement Act (net) 2,628,300.00 83.00 2,628,383.00
3. Total 8,017,000,000.00 0.00 8,017,000,000.00
F. Total receipts 8,037,617,066.64 83.00 8,037,617,149.64
III. Transfers between Highway Trust Fund accounts      
A. From Highway Account to Mass Transit Account (448,545,534.64) 448,545,534.64 0.00
B. From Mass Transit Account to Highway Account 20,945,807.00 (20,945,807.00) 0.00
C. Total (427,599,727.64) 427,599,727.64 0.00
IV. Expenditures:      
A.Federal Highway Administration      
  1. Federal aid to highways 35,715,420,258.20 0.00 35,715,420,258.20
2. Right-of-way revolving fund (9,826,608.09) 0.00 (9,826,608.09)
3. Appalachian Development Highway System 854,141.50 0.00 854,141.50
3. Miscellaneous Highway Trust Funds 142,030,576.38 0.00 142,030,576.38
4. Total 35,848,478,367.99 0.00 35,848,478,367.99
B. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 504,611,856.20 0.00 504,611,856.20
C. Federal Transit Administration 0.00 5,989,594,522.72 5,989,594,522.72
D. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration      
  1. Highway related safety grants 0.00 0.00 0.00
2. Operations and research 167,847,654.90 0.00 167,847,654.90
3. Highway traffic safety grants 485,721,461.30 0.00 485,721,461.30
4. National driver register 5,266,199.47 0.00 5,266,199.47
5. Total 658,835,315.67 0.00 658,835,315.67
E. Federal Railroad Administration 0.00 0.00 0.00
F. Other agencies 6,757.88 0.00 6,757.88
G. Total expenditures 37,011,932,297.74 5,989,594,522.72 43,001,526,820.46
V. Clossing Balances in Trust Fund:      
A. Investments      
U. S. Treasury special certificates of indebtedness 6,924,524,000.00 5,886,604,000.00 12,811,128,000.00
B. Undisbursed balances      
  1. Uninvested - held by Bureau of Public Debt 1,977,212,520.05 290,901,961.98 2,268,114,482.03
2. Uninvested - held by program agencies      
  a. Federal aid to highways 955,931,304.26 0.00 955,931,304.26
b. Right-of-way revolving fund 5,978,779.63 0.00 5,978,779.63
c. Miscellaneous highway trust funds 57,069,544.34 0.00 57,069,544.34
d. Appalachian Development Highway System 7,636,554.52 0.00 7,636,554.52
e. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 85,605,491.29 0.00 85,605,491.29
f. Federal Transit Administration 0.00 609,116,099.63 609,116,099.63
g. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 15,329,986.49 0.00 15,329,986.49
h. Federal Railroad Administration 312,151.02 0.00 312,151.02
i. Other agencies 2,629,657.10 0.00 2,629,657.10
j. Total 1,130,493,468.65 609,116,099.63 1,739,609,568.28
3. Total uninvested balance 3,107,705,988.70 900,018,061.61 4,007,724,050.31
C. Total balance 10,032,229,988.70 6,786,622,061.61 16,818,852,050.31
Updated: 01/03/2012

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