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Highway Statistics 2013


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Status of The Federal Highway Trust Fund (1)
   October 1, 2012 – September 30, 2013

August 2014
Table FE-10

Item Highway Account Mass Transit Account 2/ Total
I. Opening balance:      
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. Uninvested - held by Bureau of Public Debt 1,574,357,269.78 176,387,571.25 1,750,744,841.03
C. Uninvested - held by program agencies 1,971,942,399.05 1,232,168,624.64 3,204,111,023.69
D. Total balance 9,730,745,097.65 5,194,284,211.63 14,925,029,309.28
II. Receipts:      
A. Gross excise taxes (transferred General Fund receipts)      
  1. Gasoline 19,795,940,120.01 3,666,865,114.62 23,462,805,234.63
2. Diesel and special motor fuels 8,355,717,926.42 1,112,905,406.27 9,468,623,332.69
3. Tires 359,314,762.41 0.00 359,314,762.41
4. Trucks and trailers 3,197,406,579.61 0.00 3,197,406,579.61
5. Federal use tax 1,090,600,623.93 0.00 1,090,600,623.93
6. Total excise taxes 32,798,980,012.38 4,779,770,520.89 37,578,750,533.27
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 405,912,000.00 53,095,000.00 459,007,000.00
  3. To Airport and Airway Trust Fund & General Fund (aviation kerosene) 591,964,887.34 78,973,357.07 670,938,244.41
  4. Total 998,720,887.34 132,224,357.07 1,130,945,244.41
D. Net excise taxes 31,800,259,125.04 4,647,546,163.82 36,447,805,288.86
E. Interest income      
  1. Interest on investments (cash basis) (3) 4,580,228.22 1,813,304.75 6,393,532.97
2. Interest under Cash Management Improvement Act (net) 59,013.00 0.00 59,013.00
3. Total 4,639,241.22 1,813,304.75 6,452,545.97
E. Other income      
  1. Motor carrier safety fines and penalties 17,634,676.69 0.00 17,634,676.69
2. Civil tax penalties related to highway excise taxes (2,180,398.00) 0.00 (2,180,398.00)
3. TIFIA downward adjustment 0.00 0.00 0.00
4. Transfer from General Fund pursuant to P.L. 112-141 (4) 5,883,800,000.00 0.00 5,883,800,000.00
5. Total 5,899,254,278.69 0.00 5,899,254,278.69
F. Total receipts 37,704,152,644.95 4,649,359,468.57 42,353,512,113.52
III. Transfers between Highway Trust Fund accounts      
A. From Highway Account to Mass Transit Account (796,114,863.79) 796,114,863.79 0.00
B. From Mass Transit Account to Highway Account 49,500,738.00 (49,500,738.00) 0.00
C. Total (746,614,125.79) 746,614,125.79 0.00
IV. Expenditures:      
A.Federal Highway Administration      
  1. Federal aid to highways 41,742,174,307.82 0.00 41,742,174,307.82
2. Right-of-way revolving fund (16,380,481.14) 0.00 (16,380,481.14)
3. Appalachian Development Highway System 2,326,481.61 0.00 2,326,481.61
4. Miscellaneous Highway Trust Funds 16,373,609.42 0.00 16,373,609.42
5. Total 41,744,493,917.71 0.00 41,744,493,917.71
B. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 544,912,559.43 0.00 544,912,559.43
C. Federal Transit Administration 0.00 8,098,183,171.25 8,098,183,171.25
D. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration      
  1. Highway related safety grants 0.00 0.00 0.00
2. Operations and research 109,991,830.72 0.00 109,991,830.72
3. Highway traffic safety grants 517,609,022.15 0.00 517,609,022.15
4. National driver register 214,809.70 0.00 214,809.70
5. Total 627,815,662.57 0.00 627,815,662.57
E. Federal Railroad Administration 0.00 0.00 0.00
F. Other agencies 0.00 0.00 0.00
G. Total expenditures 42,917,222,139.71 8,098,183,171.25 51,015,405,310.96
V. Closing Balances in Trust Fund:      
A. Investments      
  U. S. Treasury special certificates of indebtedness 169,130,235.09 1,787,609,553.43 1,956,739,788.52
B. Undisbursed balances      
  1. Uninvested - held by Bureau of Public Debt 2,148,966,687.60 296,385,502.13 2,445,352,189.73
2. Uninvested - held by program agencies      
  a. Federal aid to highways 1,209,729,847.98 0.00 1,209,729,847.98
b. Right-of-way revolving fund 4,278,779.63 0.00 4,278,779.63
c. Miscellaneous highway trust funds 16,681,051.92 0.00 16,681,051.92
d. Appalachian Development Highway System 3,571,775.69 0.00 3,571,775.69
e. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 132,499,808.63 0.00 132,499,808.63
f. Federal Transit Administration 0.00 408,079,579.18 408,079,579.18
g. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 85,892,229.71 0.00 85,892,229.71
h. Federal Railroad Administration 0.00 0.00 0.00
i. Other agencies 311,060.85 0.00 311,060.85
j. Total 1,452,964,554.41 408,079,579.18 1,861,044,133.59
3. Total uninvested balance 3,601,931,242.01 704,465,081.31 4,306,396,323.32
C. Total balance 3,771,061,477.10 2,492,074,634.74 6,263,136,111.84

(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) Transfer of $6,200,000,000 pursuant to P.L. 112-141 of which $316,200,000 was sequestered.

 

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