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Table FE-10 – Highway Statistics 2012 – Office of Highway Policy Information (OHPI) – FHWA

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Highway Statistics 2012


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Status of The Federal Highway Trust Fund (1)
   October 1, 2011 – September 30, 2012

June 2013
Table FE-10

Item Highway Account Mass Transit Account 2/ Total
I. Opening balance:      
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. Uninvested - held by Bureau of Public Debt 2,086,698,322.32 285,845,424.57 2,372,543,746.89
C. Uninvested - held by program agencies 1,536,964,427.53 1,426,396,886.15 2,963,361,313.68
D. Total balance 14,322,538,906.75 7,315,274,802.80 21,637,813,709.55
II. Receipts:      
A. Gross excise taxes (transferred General Fund receipts)      
  1. Gasoline 21,539,982,663.69 3,989,917,804.88 25,529,900,468.57
2. Diesel and special motor fuels 8,646,034,959.63 1,150,856,581.27 9,796,891,540.90
3. Tires 420,130,907.27 0.00 420,130,907.27
4. Trucks and trailers 3,855,111,065.45 0.00 3,855,111,065.45
5. Federal use tax 1,719,066,679.27 0.00 1,719,066,679.27
6. Total excise taxes 36,180,326,275.31 5,140,774,386.15 41,321,100,661.46
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 400,657,000.00 52,345,000.00 453,002,000.00
3. To Airport and Airway Trust Fund & General Fund (aviation kerosene) 635,878,236.79 84,826,316.19 720,704,552.98
4. To General Fund related to return of surplus funds (4) 81,825.07 0.00 81,825.07
5. Total 1,037,461,061.86 137,327,316.19 1,174,788,378.05
D. Net excise taxes 35,142,865,213.45 5,003,447,069.96 40,146,312,283.41
E. Interest income      
  1. Interest on investments (cash basis) (3) 4,749,307.62 2,450,600.38 7,199,908.00
2. Interest under Cash Management Improvement Act (net) 96,613.00 0.00 96,613.00
3. Total 4,845,920.62 2,450,600.38 7,296,521.00
E. Other income      
  1. Motor carrier safety fines and penalties 18,456,162.15 0.00 18,456,162.15
2. Civil tax penalties related to highway excise taxes 3,647,397.00 0.00 3,647,397.00
3. TIFIA downward adjustment 71,311,135.00 0.00 71,311,135.00
4. Transfer from Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund (5) 2,400,000,000.00 0.00 2,400,000,000.00
5. Total 2,493,414,694.15 0.00 2,493,414,694.15
F. Total receipts 37,641,125,828.22 5,005,897,670.34 42,647,023,498.56
III. Transfers between Highway Trust Fund accounts      
A. From Highway Account to Mass Transit Account (1,103,350,000.00) 1,103,350,000.00 0.00
B. From Mass Transit Account to Highway Account 20,257,177.00 (20,257,177.00) 0.00
C. Total (1,083,092,823.00) 1,083,092,823.00 0.00
IV. Expenditures:      
A.Federal Highway Administration      
  1. Federal aid to highways 40,017,909,721.79 0.00 40,017,909,721.79
2. Right-of-way revolving fund (13,904,159.12) 0.00 (13,904,159.12)
3. Appalachian Development Highway System 781,661.75 0.00 781,661.75
4. Miscellaneous Highway Trust Funds 11,429,368.88 0.00 11,429,368.88
5. Total 40,016,216,593.30 0.00 40,016,216,593.30
B. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 518,056,690.09 0.00 518,056,690.09
C. Federal Transit Administration 0.00 8,209,981,084.51 8,209,981,084.51
D. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration      
  1. Highway related safety grants 0.00 0.00 0.00
2. Operations and research 98,163,591.68 0.00 98,163,591.68
3. Highway traffic safety grants 514,815,971.62 0.00 514,815,971.62
4. National driver register 1,842,630.71 0.00 1,842,630.71
5. Total 614,822,194.01 0.00 614,822,194.01
E. Federal Railroad Administration 312,151.02 0.00 312,151.02
F. Other agencies 419,185.90 0.00 419,185.90
G. Total expenditures 41,149,826,814.32 8,209,981,084.51 49,359,807,898.83
V. Closing Balances in Trust Fund:      
A. Investments      
  U. S. Treasury special certificates of indebtedness 6,184,445,428.82 3,785,728,015.74 9,970,173,444.56
B. Undisbursed balances      
  1. Uninvested - held by Bureau of Public Debt 1,574,357,269.78 176,387,571.25 1,750,744,841.03
2. Uninvested - held by program agencies      
  a. Federal aid to highways 1,819,518,281.59 0.00 1,819,518,281.59
b. Right-of-way revolving fund 5,978,779.63 0.00 5,978,779.63
c. Miscellaneous highway trust funds 30,444,661.34 0.00 30,444,661.34
d. Appalachian Development Highway System 5,898,257.30 0.00 5,898,257.30
e. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 69,583,466.06 0.00 69,583,466.06
f. Federal Transit Administration 0.00 1,232,168,624.64 1,232,168,624.64
g. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 40,207,892.28 0.00 40,207,892.28
h. Federal Railroad Administration 0.00 0.00 0.00
i. Other agencies 311,060.85 0.00 311,060.85
j. Total 1,971,942,399.05 1,232,168,624.64 3,204,111,023.69
3. Total uninvested balance 3,546,299,668.83 1,408,556,195.89 4,954,855,864.72
C. Total balance 9,730,745,097.65 5,194,284,211.63 14,925,029,309.28

(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.

(4) Return of surplus funds for the Mt. St. Helens Highway by the Department of Agriculture.

(5) Transfer pursuant to section 40201 of Public Law 112-141.

 

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