TABLE 53 Federal, State, and Local Government Highway Maintenance Expenditures: 1991-2001

TABLE 53 Federal, State, and Local Government Highway Maintenance Expenditures: 1991-2001

(Billions of dollars)

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  1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Total in current $ 21,222 22,578 22,894 23,553 24,319 25,564 26,777 28,173 29,997 30,636 31,677
Total in constant 1987 $ 17,700 18,282 17,998 18,048 18,121 18,514 18,952 19,635 20,455 20,400 20,319

NOTE: Although current dollar values in most other sections of this book have been converted to chained 1996 dollars, these data are presented in constant 1987 dollars. The Federal Highway Administration, which collects the data, adjusts current dollar data to constant 1987 dollars using an index that they have designed for that purpose.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2001 (Washington DC: 2002), "Highway Expenditures by Government Type, Current and Constant Dollars" chart, also available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim, as of June 2003.