U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges, and Transit:
2002 Conditions and Performance Report
Exhibit ES15B is a chart that shows available capital funding vs investment requirements. The vertical axis measures billions of 2000 dollars from 0 to 25 in increments of $5 billion. The horizontal axis measures the years 2001, 2002, and 2003. The cost to improve was (and is) about $21 billion in all three years, the cost to maintain was (and is) about $15 billion, and the projected average annual available capital funding rose slightly from about $13 billion in 2001 to $13.5 billion in 2002 to $14 billion in 2003.
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