IMPACT OF GAS-TAX INCREASE ON SELECTED STATES

First-year Matching Estimated FY '81 State State jump in fed. funds new jobs Highway roads bridges highway available Trust (miles) money Fund (millions) received NEW ENGLAND Maine $5-25 No ? $52.9 8,000 2,380 Mass. $240 Yes 3,000 $182.3 3,100 3,000 MID ATLANTIC N.Y. $250 ? ? $520.9 15,000 7,000 N.J. $183 No 7,500 $200.3 10,320 3,222 SOUTH N.C. $80-90 No ? $192.9 76,000 15,000 Fla. $100-200 ? ? $404.3 11,495 5,350 MIDWEST Mich. $80-100 No 5,000 $240.1 9,500 11,000 Ill. $400 Yes 26,000 $306.1 17,000 7,500 SOUTHWEST/ MOUNTAIN Colo. $55 Yes 4,400 $116.9 9,200 615 Texas $275-300 Yes ? $442.9 72,000 45,620 WEST COAST Wash. No estimate Yes ? $287.0 7,000 1,800 Calif. $275 Yes 20,000 $649.6 15,300 12,000

*Last fiscal year for which Federal Highway Administration totals are available

Source: Monitor survey of state highway departments

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