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States Receiving Transportation Stimulus Funding at Their Own Speed

Stimulus Road Bucks: Where States Are Spending Transportation Money

Updated July 1, 2009 with data through June 26

Four months after the stimulus bill passed, only one state (Maine) has obligated all of its stimulus highway money, according to the federal Department of Transportation. Total and obligated amounts include money targeted at major cities in each state. So far, most of the money has gone to paving projects. We will continue to update the list numbers until states have obligated all of their stimulus money. You can help track projects in your area by signing up here.

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State $ Total
Funding
$ Total
Per Capita
# of
Projects
Signed Off On
$
Obligated
%
Obligated
 
Maine$130,752,032$9971$130,752,032100%
Utah$213,545,653$7895$196,854,53792%
Wyoming$157,616,058$29649$142,414,69690%
Iowa$358,162,431$119165$319,955,89289%
New Hampshire$129,440,556$9824$108,161,30684%
Oklahoma$464,655,225$128136$384,093,82583%
Rhode Island$137,095,725$13046$112,984,06082%
District of Columbia$123,507,842$20910$100,009,33181%
Tennessee$572,701,043$92196$453,598,49379%
Idaho$181,934,631$11931$143,001,13979%
West Virginia$210,852,204$11678$165,675,01479%
Florida$1,346,735,003$73199$1,054,537,24078%
Mississippi$354,564,343$12159$276,152,65878%
Illinois$935,592,704$73337$679,181,36773%
Washington$492,242,337$75151$354,576,60272%
Maryland$431,034,777$77105$308,181,29671%
New Jersey$651,774,480$7551$462,585,81571%
Pennsylvania$1,026,429,012$82200$717,171,09770%
Minnesota$502,284,177$96110$337,381,95367%
Wisconsin$529,111,915$94135$351,915,76267%
New Mexico$252,644,377$12710$157,393,72962%
Kansas$347,817,167$12422$216,410,99762%
Missouri$637,121,984$108136$391,839,15362%
California$2,569,568,320$70324$1,558,192,53861%
Colorado$403,924,130$8259$243,910,07760%
Connecticut$302,053,956$8621$177,103,31859%
North Carolina$735,526,684$80100$423,318,64558%
Louisiana$429,859,427$9741$238,970,01756%
North Dakota$170,126,497$26597$92,655,66154%
New York$1,120,684,723$57259$605,260,71254%
Oregon$333,902,389$88171$177,914,19253%
Indiana$657,967,707$103251$348,363,33553%
Alaska$175,461,487$25613$92,146,66453%
Kentucky$421,094,991$9935$220,295,14052%
Texas$2,250,015,146$92205$1,163,153,46552%
Delaware$121,828,650$14029$62,891,07052%
Arizona$521,958,401$80102$262,621,65750%
Michigan$847,204,834$85241$425,637,11950%
South Dakota$183,027,359$22816$90,290,80749%
Georgia$931,585,680$96128$448,639,47648%
Nebraska$235,589,279$13230$110,365,02847%
Montana$211,793,391$21951$98,718,68347%
Hawaii$125,746,380$9811$54,329,35943%
Vermont$125,791,291$20222$53,069,05942%
Alabama$513,692,083$11075$212,679,52941%
Ohio$935,677,030$81156$386,933,09241%
Virginia$694,460,823$8945$285,186,16441%
South Carolina$463,081,483$10365$189,075,49541%
Massachusetts$437,865,255$6730$173,530,95840%
Arkansas$351,544,468$12365$134,543,50338%
Nevada$201,352,460$7713$71,288,53935%

Source: ProPublica analysis of U.S. Department of Transportation data