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Status of The Federal Highway Trust Fund 1/
   October 1, 2010 – September 30, 2011

December 2012
Table FE-10

Item Highway Account Mass Transit Account 2/ Total
I. Opening balance:      
A. Investments - U.S. Treasury special certificates of Indebtedness 17,953,739,929.36 6,500,851,173.40 24,454,591,102.76
B. Uninvested - held by Bureau of Public Debt 1,592,030,000.00 205,420,000.00 1,797,450,000.00
C. Uninvested - held by program agencies 1,197,499,324.36 1,783,066,504.51 2,980,565,828.87
D. Total balance 20,743,269,253.72 8,489,337,677.91 29,232,606,931.63
II. Receipts:      
A. Gross excise taxes (transferred General Fund receipts)      
  1. Gasoline 21,081,441,920.36 3,904,982,911.42 24,986,424,831.78
2. Diesel and special motor fuels 8,649,135,969.99 1,152,385,742.95 9,801,521,712.94
3. Tires 440,764,404.37 0.00 440,764,404.37
4. Trucks and trailers 2,416,741,987.06 0.00 2,416,741,987.06
5. Federal use tax 364,228,409.50 0.00 364,228,409.50
6. Total excise taxes 32,952,312,691.28 5,057,368,654.37 38,009,681,345.65
B. Deduct – reimbursement to General Fund receipts (refunds and tax credits)      
  1. Diesel 0.00 0.00 0.00
2. Gasoline 0.00 0.00 0.00
3. Total 0.00 0.00 0.00
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 435,156,000.00 60,847,000.00 496,003,000.00
3. To Airport and Airway Trust Fund & General Fund (aviation kerosene) 554,800,197.99 74,007,967.59 628,808,165.58
4. To General Fund (NHTSA) 830,694.13 0.00 830,694.13
5. Total 991,630,892.12 135,010,967.59 1,126,641,859.71
D. Net excise taxes 31,960,681,799.16 4,922,357,686.78 36,883,039,485.94
E. Interest income      
  1. Interest on investments (cash basis) 3/ 11,038,602.62 4,773,054.47 15,811,657.09
2. Interest under Cash Management Improvement Act (net) 172,952.00 2.00 172,954.00
3. Total 11,211,554.62 4,773,056.47 15,984,611.09
E. Other income      
  1. Motor carrier safety fines and penalties 18,169,673.13 0.00 18,169,673.13
2. Civil tax penalties related to highway excise taxes 4,583,334.00 0.00 4,583,334.00
3. TIFIA downward adjustment 15,300,372.59 0.00 15,300,372.59
5. Total 38,053,379.72 0.00 38,053,379.72
F. Total receipts 32,009,946,733.50 4,927,130,743.25 36,937,077,476.75
III. Transfers between Highway Trust Fund accounts      
A. From Highway Account to Mass Transit Account (1,140,374,818.42) 1,140,374,818.42 0.00
B. From Mass Transit Account to Highway Account 34,355,904.00 (34,355,904.00) 0.00
C. Total (1,106,018,914.42) 1,106,018,914.42 0.00
IV. Expenditures:      
A.Federal Highway Administration      
  1. Federal aid to highways 36,135,739,783.91 0.00 36,135,739,783.91
2. Right-of-way revolving fund (15,233,586.45) 0.00 (15,233,586.45)
3. Appalachian Development Highway System 851,610.11 0.00 851,610.11
4. Miscellaneous Highway Trust Funds 24,685,234.46 0.00 24,685,234.46
5. Total 36,146,043,042.03 0.00 36,146,043,042.03
B. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 494,834,815.89 0.00 494,834,815.89
C. Federal Transit Administration 0.00 7,207,212,532.78 7,207,212,532.78
D. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration      
  1. Highway related safety grants 0.00 0.00 0.00
2. Operations and research 103,733,779.62 0.00 103,733,779.62
3. Highway traffic safety grants 576,063,029.08 0.00 576,063,029.08
4. National driver register 2,982,900.28 0.00 2,982,900.28
5. Total 682,779,708.98 0.00 682,779,708.98
E. Federal Railroad Administration 0.00 0.00 0.00
F. Other agencies 1,000,599.15 0.00 1,000,599.15
G. Total expenditures 37,324,658,166.05 7,207,212,532.78 44,531,870,698.83
V. Closing Balances in Trust Fund:      
A. Investments      
U. S. Treasury special certificates of indebtedness 10,698,876,156.90 5,603,032,492.08 16,301,908,648.98
B. Undisbursed balances      
  1. Uninvested - held by Bureau of Public Debt 2,086,698,322.32 285,845,424.57 2,372,543,746.89
2. Uninvested - held by program agencies      
  a. Federal aid to highways 1,359,837,233.35 0.00 1,359,837,233.35
b. Right-of-way revolving fund 5,978,779.63 0.00 5,978,779.63
c. Miscellaneous highway trust funds 27,874,030.22 0.00 27,874,030.22
d. Appalachian Development Highway System 6,679,919.05 0.00 6,679,919.05
e. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 45,440,156.15 0.00 45,440,156.15
f. Federal Transit Administration 0.00 1,426,396,886.15 1,426,396,886.15
g. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 90,030,086.29 0.00 90,030,086.29
h. Federal Railroad Administration 312,151.02 0.00 312,151.02
i. Other agencies 812,071.82 0.00 812,071.82
j. Total 1,536,964,427.53 1,426,396,886.15 2,963,361,313.68
3. Total uninvested balance 3,623,662,749.85 1,712,242,310.72 5,335,905,060.57
C. Total balance 14,322,538,906.75 7,315,274,802.80 21,637,813,709.55

1/ The Fund was created June 29, 1956, by the enactment of the Highway Revenue Act of 1956.

2/ The Mass Transit Account was established April 1, 1983, by the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982.

3/ Effective March, 18, 2010, the Highway Trust Fund earns interest on its invested balances.