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Highway Statistics 2011


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Funding For Highways And Disposition Of Highway-User Revenues, All Units Of Government, 2011 1/

March 2013
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 31,961 5,116 37,077 84,619 5,499 127,195 61.61%
  Less: Amount for Nonhighway Purposes 4/ - (194) (194) (6,786) (44) (7,024) -3.40%
  Less: Amount for Mass Transportation (3,813) (4,873) (8,686) (12,358) (943) (21,987) -10.65%
  Less: Amount for Collection Expenses 5/ - - - (2,904)   (2,904) -1.41%
  Less: Amount for Territories 6/ (91) (50) (141)     (141) -0.07%
    Net Used for Highway Purposes 28,057 (1) 28,056 62,571 4,512 95,139 46.09%
REVENUES USED FOR HIGHWAYS - BY COLLECTING AGENCIES
Highway User Revenues:              
  Motor-Fuel and Vehicle Taxes 28,056 - 28,056 54,417 2,684 85,157 41.25%
  Tolls - - - 8,153 1,828 9,981 4.83%
    Subtotal 28,056 - 28,056 62,570 4,512 95,138 46.09%
Other Taxes and Fees:              
  Property Taxes and Assessments - - - - 9,808 9,808 4.75%
  General Fund Appropriations 4/ - 10,681 10,681 6,215 25,715 42,611 20.64%
  Other Taxes and Fees - 386 386 8,669 5,495 14,550 7.05%
    Subtotal - 11,067 11,067 14,884 41,017 66,968 32.44%
Investment Income and Other Receipts 38 - 38 8,528 7,188 15,754 7.63%
Total Current Income 28,094 11,067 39,161 85,982 52,717 177,861 86.16%
Bond Issue Proceeds 7/ - - - 18,553 8,525 27,078 13.12%
Grand Total Receipts 28,094 11,067 39,161 104,536 61,242 204,939 99.27%
Intergovernmental Payments:              
  Federal Government:              
    Highway Trust Fund (31,221) - (31,221) 31,221 - - -
    All Other Funds - (10,465) (10,465) 10,108 357 - -
  State Agencies:              
    Highway-User Imposts - - - (15,641) 15,641 - -
    All Other Funds - - - (1,757) 1,757 - -
  Local Governments - - - (2,902) 2,902 - -
    Subtotal (31,221) (10,465) (41,686) 21,028 20,658 - -
Funds Drawn from or Placed in Reserves 8/ 6,432 (60) 6,372 600 (5,471) 1,501 0.73%
Total Funds Available 3,305 542 3,847 126,164 76,429 206,440 100.00%
DISBURSEMENTS FOR HIGHWAYS - BY EXPENDING AGENCIES
Capital Outlay:              
  On State-Administered Highways - - - 66,596 - 66,596 32.26%
  On Locally Administered Roads - - - 6,406 27,562 33,968 16.45%
  Not Classified by System 901 146 1,047 1 - 1,048 0.51%
    Subtotal 901 146 1,047 73,003 27,562 101,612 49.22%
Maintenance and Traffic Services:              
  On State-Administered Highways - - - 20,447 - 20,447 9.90%
  On Locally Administered Roads - - - 493 25,063 25,556 12.38%
  Not Classified by System - 307 307 1 - 308 0.15%
    Subtotal - 307 307 20,940 25,063 46,311 22.43%
Administration and Research 9/ 2,404 89 2,493 8,676 5,421 16,590 8.04%
Highway Law Enforcement and Safety - - - 8,972 8,402 17,374 8.42%
Interest on Debt - - - 7,545 3,295 10,840 5.25%
Total Current Disbursements 3,305 542 3,847 119,136 69,744 192,727 93.36%
Bond Retirements 7/ - - - 7,028 6,685 13,713 6.64%
Grand Total Disbursements 3,305 542 3,847 126,164 76,429 206,440 100.00%

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.