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Highway Statistics 2010


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Funding For Highways And Disposition Of Highway-User Revenues, All Units Of Government, 2010 1/

March 2012
Table HF-10

(Millions of Dollars)

ITEM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT STATE
AGENCIES
AND D.C.
LOCAL
GOVERN-
MENTS 3/
TOTAL TOTAL
AS PERCENT
OF TOTAL
DISBURSE-
MENTS
HIGHWAY
TRUST FUND
HIGHWAY
ACCOUNT
OTHER
FUNDS AND
ACCOUNTS 2/
TOTAL
FEDERAL
DISPOSITION OF HIGHWAY-USER REVENUE BY COLLECTING AGENCIES
Receipts Available for Distribution 30,150 4,957 35,107 79,999 5,300 120,406 58.65%
  Less: Amount for Nonhighway Purposes 4/ (146) (146) (8,860) (158) (9,164) -4.46%
  Less: Amount for Mass Transportation (1,181) (4,766) (5,947) (7,714) (1,012) (14,673) -7.15%
  Less: Amount for Collection Expenses 5/ (2,469)   (2,469) -1.20%
  Less: Amount for Territories 6/ (225) (45) (270)     (270) -0.13%
    Net Used for Highway Purposes 28,744 28,744 60,956 4,131 93,831 45.70%
REVENUES USED FOR HIGHWAYS - BY COLLECTING AGENCIES
Highway User Revenues:              
  Motor-Fuel and Vehicle Taxes 28,743 28,743 53,038 2,472 84,253 41.04%
  Tolls 7,918 1,658 9,576 4.66%
    Subtotal 28,743 28,743 60,956 4,131 93,830 45.70%
Other Taxes and Fees:              
  Property Taxes and Assessments 9,402 9,402 4.58%
  General Fund Appropriations 4/ 14,700 14,852 29,552 7,229 21,824 58,605 28.54%
  Other Taxes and Fees 625 625 6,648 4,940 12,213 5.95%
    Subtotal 14,700 15,477 30,177 13,877 36,166 80,220 39.07%
Investment Income and Other Receipts 30 30 8,250 5,631 13,910 6.78%
Total Current Income 43,473 15,477 58,950 83,083 45,927 187,960 91.55%
Bond Issue Proceeds 7/ 25,877 7,139 33,017 16.08%
Grand Total Receipts 43,473 15,477 58,950 108,961 53,066 220,977 107.63%
Intergovernmental Payments:              
  Federal Government:              
    Highway Trust Fund (28,617) (28,617) 28,617
    All Other Funds (14,905) (14,905) 13,526 1,379
  State Agencies:              
    Highway-User Imposts (18,388) 18,388
    All Other Funds (5,032) 5,032
  Local Governments 3,111 (3,111)
    Subtotal (28,617) (14,905) (43,522) 21,834 21,688
Funds Drawn from or Placed in Reserves 8/ 9/ (11,850) (1) (11,851) (3,679) (134) (15,664) -7.63%
Total Funds Available 3,006 571 3,577 127,116 74,621 205,313 100.00%
DISBURSEMENTS FOR HIGHWAYS - BY EXPENDING AGENCIES
Capital Outlay:    
  On State-Administered Highways 66,483 66,483 32.38%
  On Locally Administered Roads 6,088 26,756 32,845 16.00%
  Not Classified by System 704 142 846 1 847 0.41%
    Subtotal 704 142 846 72,573 26,756 100,175 48.79%
Maintenance and Traffic Services:              
  On State-Administered Highways 20,922 20,922 10.19%
  On Locally Administered Roads 1,020 26,538 27,558 13.42%
  Not Classified by System 3 289 292 1 293 0.14%
    Subtotal 3 289 292 21,943 26,538 48,773 23.76%
Administration and Research 10/ 2,299 140 2,439 8,784 4,942 16,165 7.87%
Highway Law Enforcement and Safety 8,687 9,393 18,080 8.81%
Interest on Debt 6,983 2,859 9,842 4.79%
Total Current Disbursements 3,006 571 3,577 118,969 70,488 193,034 94.02%
Bond Retirements 7/ 8,147 4,132 12,279 5.98%
Grand Total Disbursements 3,006 571 3,577 127,116 74,621 205,313 100.00%

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.

4/ Amount reported for General Fund Appropriations in the Local column includes some State funds that could not be identified.

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

6/ 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.

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

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

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

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