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Federal-aid Highway Program Obligations - Fiscal Year (FY) 2009 - Redistribution of FY 2009 Obligation Authority
Classification Code Date Office of Primary Interest
N 4520.204 September 4, 2009 HCFB-1


  1. What is the purpose of this Notice? This Notice is to advise of the redistribution of FY 2009 obligation authority to the States pursuant to Section 1102(d) of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU), Public Law Number (Pub. L. No.) 109-59 and Division I, Title I, Section 120(c) of the Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009, Pub. L. No. 111-8.

  2. How much obligation authority is available for redistribution? A total of $1.03 billion of obligation authority is available for redistribution for FY 2009.

  3. How much obligation authority was requested? The States requested a total of $7.12 billion in additional obligation authority for FY 2009.

  4. How is the returned obligation authority redistributed? The amounts are redistributed in accordance with the requirements of Section 1102(d) of the SAFETEA-LU, so that priority was given to those States having large un-obligated balances of funds apportioned under Section 104 and 144 of Title 23, United States Code. The attached table shows the redistribution of unused obligation authority to the States.

  5. What action is required? Division Administrators should ensure that that this additional obligation authority is obligated no later than September 25, 2009.

Signature: Victor M. Mendez

Victor M. Mendez


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