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1997 Session

Budget Bill - HB1600 (Chapter 924)

Department of Transportation

Item 506

Item 506

First Year - FY1997Second Year - FY1998
Highway System Maintenance (60400)$634,972,755$641,381,055
Interstate Maintenance (60401)FY1997 $164,394,100FY1998 $165,479,100
Primary Maintenance (60402)FY1997 $219,597,900FY1998 $222,715,900
Secondary Maintenance (60403)FY1997 $250,980,755FY1998 $253,186,055
Fund Sources:  
Commonwealth TransportationFY1997 $634,972,755FY1998 $641,381,055

Authority: Title 33.1, Chapter 1, Code of Virginia.


The Department of Transportation is hereby prohibited from closing or downgrading the status of any area maintenance headquarters or equipment repair shops as proposed in the December, 1995 study. In addition, no area maintenance or equipment shop personnel shall have their employment terminated, unless for cause, or be required to be transferred to another location. This freeze shall be in effect for two years from the date of enactment of this bill.