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Highway Statistics 2014


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Status of The Federal Highway Trust Fund (1)
   October 1, 2013 - September 30, 2014

February 2015
Table FE-10

Item Highway
Account
Mass Transit
Account 2/
Total
I. Opening balance:      
A. Investments - U.S. Treasury special certificates of Indebtedness 169,130,235 1,787,609,553 1,956,739,789
B. Uninvested - held by Bureau of Public Debt 2,149,687,065 296,385,502 2,446,072,567
C. Uninvested - held by program agencies 1,452,244,177 408,079,579 1,860,323,756
D. Total balance 3,771,061,477 2,492,074,635 6,263,136,112
II. Receipts:      
A. Gross excise taxes (transferred General Fund receipts)      
  1. Gasoline 21,086,367,501 3,905,895,347 24,992,262,847
2. Diesel and special motor fuels 8,987,560,241 1,196,036,599 10,183,596,840
3. Tires 446,603,559 0 446,603,559
4. Trucks and trailers 3,645,184,872 0 3,645,184,872
5. Federal use tax 945,182,057 0 945,182,057
6. Total excise taxes 35,110,898,230 5,101,931,946 40,212,830,175
B. Transfers to other funds      
  1. To Land and Water Conservation Fund 842,000 158,000 1,000,000
  2. To Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund 399,912,000 51,341,000 451,253,000
  3. To Airport and Airway Trust Fund & General Fund (aviation kerosene) 644,040,294 85,912,043 729,952,337
  4. Total 1,044,794,294 137,411,043 1,182,205,337
C. Net excise taxes 34,066,103,936 4,964,520,903 39,030,624,838
D. Interest income      
  1. Interest on investments (cash basis) (3) 2,504,358 1,069,444 3,573,802
2. Interest under Cash Management Improvement Act (net) 94,075 0 94,075
3. Total 2,598,433 1,069,444 3,667,877
E. Other income      
  1. Motor carrier safety fines and penalties 17,835,735 0 17,835,735
2. Civil tax penalties related to highway excise taxes 767,964 0 767,964
3. Transfer from General Fund pursuant to P.L. 112-141 (4) 9,651,200,000 2,041,600,000 11,692,800,000
4. Transfer from General Fund pursuant to P.L. 113-159 7,765,000,000 2,000,000,000 9,765,000,000
5. Transfer from Leaking Underground Storage Tank Trust Fund pursuant to P.L. 113-159 1,000,000,000 0 1,000,000,000
6. Total 18,434,803,699 4,041,600,000 22,476,403,699
F. Total receipts 52,503,506,067 9,007,190,347 61,510,696,414
III. Transfers between Highway Trust Fund accounts      
A. From Highway Account to Mass Transit Account (1,159,000,000) 1,159,000,000 0
B. From Mass Transit Account to Highway Account 51,148,355 (51,148,355) 0
C. Total (1,107,851,645) 1,107,851,645 0
IV. Expenditures:      
A.Federal Highway Administration      
  1. Federal aid to highways 42,509,930,802 0 42,509,930,802
2. Right-of-way revolving fund (2,730,407) 0 (2,730,407)
3. Appalachian Development Highway System 2,472 0 2,472
4. Miscellaneous Highway Trust Funds 8,637,240 0 8,637,240
5. Total 42,515,840,107 0 42,515,840,107
B. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 533,937,394 0 533,937,394
C. Federal Transit Administration 0 9,136,279,466 9,136,279,466
D. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration      
  1. Highway related safety grants 0 0 0
2. Operations and research 107,849,135 0 107,849,135
3. Highway traffic safety grants 633,512,369 0 633,512,369
4. National driver register 0 0 0
5. Total 741,361,504 0 741,361,504
E. Federal Railroad Administration 0 0 0
F. Other agencies 0 0 0
G. Total expenditures 43,791,139,004 9,136,279,466 52,927,418,471
V. Closing Balances in Trust Fund:      
A. Investments      
  U. S. Treasury special certificates of indebtedness 7,980,635,371 2,715,318,753 10,695,954,124
B. Undisbursed balances      
  1. Uninvested - held by Bureau of Public Debt 2,150,051,004 266,366,649 2,416,417,654
2. Uninvested - held by program agencies      
  a. Federal aid to highways 965,604,303 0 965,604,303
b. Right-of-way revolving fund 4,278,780 0 4,278,780
c. Miscellaneous highway trust funds 17,129,812 0 17,129,812
d. Appalachian Development Highway System 324,689 0 324,689
e. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 124,088,429 0 124,088,429
f. Federal Transit Administration 0 489,151,758 489,151,758
g. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 133,153,447 0 133,153,447
h. Federal Railroad Administration 0 0 0
i. Other agencies 311,061 0 311,061
j. Total 1,244,890,520 489,151,758 1,734,042,278
3. Total uninvested balance 3,394,941,524 755,518,407 4,150,459,931
C. Total balance 11,375,576,895 3,470,837,160 14,846,414,055

(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 $10.4 billion to the Highway Account and $2.2 billion to the Mass Transit Account, each reduced by 7.2 percent sequester.

 

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