INDOT Applauds Passage of Senate Transportation Bill: Legislation Provides for More Highway Construction FundsAbstract:
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) supports today’s vote in the United States Senate to pass the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act (SAFE-TEA). The bill passed with a vote of 89 to 11. The bill provides a 91 percent rate of return on federal fuel taxes collected in Indiana beginning in October 2005. The rate will be increased to 92 percent in October 2008.