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Transportation Infrastructure: Federal Highway Administration FY 1992 Budget Request and Highway Program Reauthorization Proposal
T-RCED-91-12: Published: Mar 5, 1991. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1991.
GAO discussed the Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA): (1) proposed fiscal year (FY) 1992 through FY 1996 federal-aid highway budget commitment; and (2) plan for restructuring the federal highway program. GAO found that: (1) although the FHwA proposed $86.8-billion highway program was $18 billion over the prior federal-aid highway program authorization, the proposed funding level could additio...
Transportation Infrastructure: Flexibility in Federal-Aid Funding Essential to Highway Program Restructuring
T-RCED-91-4: Published: Dec 10, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 10, 1990.
GAO discussed several national and state-specific issues related to the reauthorization of the federal-aid highway program, focusing on: (1) the highway system's and bridge network's deterioration and congestion; (2) states' use of existing federal-aid highway program flexibilities and other funding mechanisms; and (3) possible options for restructuring the federal-aid highway program. GAO noted t...
Transportation Infrastructure: States Benefit From Block Grant Flexibility
RCED-90-126: Published: Jun 8, 1990. Publicly Released: Jun 8, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed five states' experiences in participating in the Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA) Combined Road Plan Demonstration Program, focusing on: (1) how states benefited from the plan's funding flexibility; (2) the plan's administrative advantages; and (3) how states' administration of the Federal-Aid Highway Program compared with federal program ad...
Operations of and Outlook for the Highway Trust Fund
T-RCED-90-79: Published: May 9, 1990. Publicly Released: May 9, 1990.
GAO discussed the Highway Trust Fund, focusing on unexpended balances and trust fund revenues that could be made available to meet highway needs. GAO noted that: (1) the Highway Trust Fund's highway account balance was approximately $10.6 billion; (2) Congress placed limitations on states' use of funds and states had not used an estimated $1 billion in available trust fund revenues; (3) state offi...
Operations of and Outlook for the Transportation Trust Funds
T-RCED-90-78: Published: May 8, 1990. Publicly Released: May 8, 1990.
GAO discussed the Highway and Airport and Airways Trust Funds, focusing on unexpended balances and trust fund revenues that could be made available to meet surface and air transportation needs. GAO noted that: (1) the Highway Trust Fund's highway account balance was approximately $10.6 billion; (2) Congress limited states' use of highway funds, and states had not used an estimated $1 billion in av...
Issues to Be Considered During Deliberations to Reauthorize the Federal-Aid Highway Program
T-RCED-90-50: Published: Mar 19, 1990. Publicly Released: Mar 19, 1990.
GAO discussed issues regarding the reauthorization of the Federal-Aid Highway Program. GAO noted that: (1) although construction of the interstate component of the federal-aid highway system was nearly complete, the Department of Transportation estimated that it would cost between $4.7 billion and $6.1 billion annually to maintain road conditions, the system would need 21,000 to 25,000 additional...
Highway Trust Fund: Condition and Outlook for the Highway Account
RCED-89-136: Published: May 9, 1989. Publicly Released: May 11, 1989.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the status of the highway portion of the Highway Trust Fund to determine whether: (1) the Highway Account balance exceeded amounts needed to meet outstanding commitments; (2) Congress could increase the current authorization for the Highway Account to allow a higher level of program activity; and (3) the Federal Highway Administration (FHwA) suppor...
Use of Toll Revenues in Financing Highway Projects
RCED-86-130: Published: Apr 1, 1986. Publicly Released: May 1, 1986.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed how states raise additional local revenues to finance specific highway projects.GAO found that: (1) legislation has been introduced to modify the current federal no-toll policy and give states greater flexibility in financing highway projects; (2) each state's constitution determines how tolls can be used as a highway funding mechanism; (3) because...
GAO's Reports on the FHwA Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and Outdoor Advertising Control Programs
127468: Jul 31, 1985
GAO discussed the Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program and Outdoor Advertising Control Program. GAO found that, since FHwA promoted increased use of disadvantaged businesses in federal-aid highway work, the amounts of contract funds going to minority businesses had steadily increased. Federal and state records indicated that capabilities existed among c...
Information on the Federal Highway Administration's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program
RCED-85-31: Published: Mar 15, 1985. Publicly Released: Mar 15, 1985.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided certain information on the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program administered by the Federal Highway Administration.GAO noted that the latest state directories, available as of September 1984, showed that 7,106 DBE firms were certified in the United States. GAO reviewed the program records of six states and found that they indicated that...