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Highway Statistics 2008

Funding For Highways and Disposition of Highway-User Revenues, All Units of Government, 2007 1/

March 2010
Table HF-10A

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(MILLIONS OF DOLLARS)

ITEMFEDERAL GOVERNMENTTOTAL
FEDERAL
STATE
AGENCIES
AND D.C.
LOCAL
GOVERNMENTS
3/
TOTAL TOTAL
AS PERCENT
OF TOTAL
DISBURSEMENTS
HIGHWAY
TRUST FUND
HIGHWAY
ACCOUNT
OTHER
FUNDS AND
ACCOUNTS
2/
DISPOSITION OF HIGHWAY-USER REVENUE BY COLLECTING AGENCIES
Receipts Available for Distribution 34,291 5,246 39,537 78,368 5,109 123,014 67.94%
Less: Amount for Nonhighway Purposes 4/- (192) (192) (9,654) (73) (9,919) -5.48%
Less: Amount for Mass Transportation (446) (4,989) (5,435) (4,404) (964) (10,803) -5.97%
Less: Amount for Collection Expenses 5/--- (3,586) (3,586) -1.98%
Less: Amount for Territories 6/ (296) (65) (361) (361) -0.20%
Net Used for Highway Purposes 33,549 - 33,549 60,724 4,072 98,345 54.32%
REVENUES USED FOR HIGHWAYS - BY COLLECTING AGENCIES
Highway User Revenues:
Motor-Fuel and Vehicle Taxes 33,549 - 33,549 53,182 2,448 89,179 49.25%
Tolls--- 7,407 1,624 9,031 4.99%
Subtotal 33,549 - 33,549 60,589 4,072 98,210 54.24%
Other Taxes and Fees:
Property Taxes and Assessments---- 8,588 8,588 4.74%
General Fund Appropriations 3/- 2,254 2,254 8,236 21,736 32,226 17.80%
Other Taxes and Fees- 312 312 7,945 5,118 13,375 7.39%
Subtotal- 2,566 2,566 16,181 35,442 54,189 29.93%
Investment Income and Other Receipts 19 - 19 9,185 6,616 15,820 8.74%
Total Current Income 33,568 2,566 36,134 85,955 46,130 168,219 92.91%
Bond Issue Proceeds 7/--- 19,879 5,778 25,657 14.17%
Grand Total Receipts 33,568 2,566 36,134 105,834 51,908 193,876 107.08%
Intergovernmental Payments:
Federal Government:
Highway Trust Fund (33,258)- (33,258) 33,258 ---
All Other Funds- (1,495) (1,495) 434 1,061 --
State Agencies:
Highway-User Imposts--- (14,196) 14,196 --
All Other Funds--- (2,753) 2,753 --
Local Governments--- 3,323 (3,323)--
Subtotal (33,258) (1,495) (34,753) 20,066 14,687 --
Funds Drawn from or Placed in Reserves 8/ 903 - 903 (11,749) (1,969) (12,815) -7.08%
Total Funds Available 1,213 1,071 2,284 114,151 64,626 181,061 100.00%
DISBURSEMENTS FOR HIGHWAYS - BY EXPENDING AGENCIES
Capital Outlay:
On State-Administered Highways--- 62,570 - 62,570 34.56%
On Locally Administered Roads--- 4,948 22,880 27,828 15.37%
Not Classified by System 195 318 513 -- 513 0.28%
Subtotal 195 318 513 67,518 22,880 90,911 50.21%
Maintenance and Traffic Services:
On State-Administered Highways--- 20,005 - 20,005 11.05%
On Locally Administered Roads--- 451 24,047 24,498 13.53%
Not Classified by System 24 188 212 -- 212 0.12%
Subtotal 24 188 212 20,456 24,047 44,715 24.70%
Administration and Research 9/ 994 565 1,559 8,164 4,705 14,428 7.97%
Highway Law Enforcement and Safety--- 7,712 7,011 14,723 8.13%
Interest on Debt--- 6,000 2,318 8,318 4.59%
Total Current Disbursements 1,213 1,071 2,284 109,850 60,961 173,095 95.60%
Bond Retirements 7/--- 4,301 3,665 7,966 4.40%
Grand Total Disbursements 1,213 1,071 2,284 114,151 64,626 181,061 100.00%

1/ This table summarizes data reported in greater detail in the FA, FE, SF, and LGF table series. Some data are preliminary.

2/ Includes the Mass Transit Account of the Highway Trust Fund. Also includes Federal Highway Administration activities funded by general funds and all other agencies and funds that make appropriations for highways or that receive highway-user revenues. See Table FA-5 for additional information.

3/ Data for local governments are estimated. Amount reported for General Fund Appropriations in the Local column includes some State funds that could not be identified.

4/ Federal column amount represents transfers to the Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund and the Federal General Fund.

5/ Includes only those collection and administrative costs paid from motor-fuel and motor-vehicle tax receipts. Operational costs of toll facilities are reported as traffic services. Federal collection expenses are excluded since they are paid for by the General Fund. Local expenses are excluded, because local motor-fuel and motor-vehicle tax data are reported net of collection expenses.

6/ Amounts shown represent Federal payments to territories, and Federal expenditures in territories for highways and mass transit.

7/ Proceeds and redemptions of short-term notes and refunding issues are excluded.

8/ Negative numbers indicate that funds were placed in reserves.

9/ Includes small amounts of engineering and equipment costs not charged to capital outlay and maintenance.

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