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Highway Statistics 2012


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Funding For Highways And Disposition Of Highway-User Revenues, All Units Of Government, 2012 1/

March 2014
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 35,143 5,194 40,337 96,425 5,735 142,497 64.39%
  Less: Amount for Nonhighway Purposes 4/ - (191) (191) (7,956) (68) (8,215) -3.71%
  Less: Amount for Mass Transportation (1,201) (4,948) (6,149) (10,645) (1,081) (17,875) -8.08%
  Less: Amount for Collection Expenses 5/ - - - (11,104)   (11,104) -5.02%
  Less: Amount for Territories 6/ (95) (55) (150)     (150) -0.07%
    Net Used for Highway Purposes 33,847 - 33,847 66,720 4,586 105,153 47.51%
REVENUES USED FOR HIGHWAYS - BY COLLECTING AGENCIES
Highway User Revenues:              
  Motor-Fuel and Vehicle Taxes 33,847 - 33,847 54,964 2,811 91,622 41.40%
  Tolls - - - 11,756 1,776 13,532 6.11%
    Subtotal 33,847 - 33,847 66,720 4,586 105,153 47.51%
Other Taxes and Fees:              
  Property Taxes and Assessments - - - - 10,289 10,289 4.65%
  General Fund Appropriations 4/ - 6,055 6,055 6,658 31,434 44,147 19.95%
  Other Taxes and Fees - 407 407 8,920 5,510 14,837 6.70%
    Subtotal - 6,462 6,462 15,577 47,234 69,273 31.30%
Investment Income and Other Receipts 2,498 - 2,498 11,577 6,806 20,881 9.43%
Total Current Income 36,345 6,462 42,807 93,875 58,626 195,307 88.25%
Bond Issue Proceeds 7/ - - - 12,382 8,871 21,254 9.60%
Grand Total Receipts 36,345 6,462 42,807 106,257 67,497 216,561 97.85%
Intergovernmental Payments:              
  Federal Government:              
    Highway Trust Fund (38,219) - (38,219) 38,219 - - -
    All Other Funds - (5,968) (5,968) 5,165 803 - -
  State Agencies:              
    Highway-User Imposts - - - (17,806) 17,806 - -
    All Other Funds - - - (1,839) 1,839 - -
  Local Governments - - - 3,045 (3,045) - -
    Subtotal (38,219) (5,968) (44,187) 26,784 17,403 - -
Funds Drawn from or Placed in Reserves 8/ 4,592 (1) 4,591 (408) 575 4,758 2.15%
Total Funds Available 2,718 493 3,211 132,633 85,475 221,319 100.00%
DISBURSEMENTS FOR HIGHWAYS - BY EXPENDING AGENCIES
Capital Outlay:              
  On State-Administered Highways - - - 70,153 - 70,153 31.70%
  On Locally Administered Roads - - - 5,865 28,032 33,897 15.32%
  Not Classified by System 998 150 1,148 1 - 1,149 0.52%
    Subtotal 998 150 1,148 76,018 28,032 105,199 47.53%
Maintenance and Traffic Services:              
  On State-Administered Highways - - - 21,266 - 21,266 9.61%
  On Locally Administered Roads - - - 561 25,860 26,420 11.94%
  Not Classified by System - 303 303 1 - 304 0.14%
    Subtotal - 303 303 21,828 25,860 47,990 21.68%
Administration and Research 9/ 1,720 40 1,760 8,895 5,368 16,023 7.24%
Highway Law Enforcement and Safety - - - 9,279 8,568 17,847 8.06%
Interest on Debt - - - 7,915 3,696 11,611 5.25%
Total Current Disbursements 2,718 493 3,211 123,935 71,524 198,670 89.77%
Bond Retirements 7/ - - - 8,697 13,951 22,649 10.23%
Grand Total Disbursements 2,718 493 3,211 132,633 85,475 221,319 100.00%

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.

 

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