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2008 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 847)

Department of Rail and Public Transportation

Item 439

Item 439 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Public Transportation System Acquisition and Construction (61300)$166,154,324$259,504,324
Transportation System Development, Construction, and Program Management (61301)FY2007 $166,154,324FY2008 $259,504,324
Fund Sources: 
SpecialFY2007 $65,250,000FY2008 $158,600,000
Commonwealth TransportationFY2007 $100,904,324FY2008 $100,904,324

Authority: Titles 33.1 and 58.1, Code of Virginia.


A. Of the amounts appropriated in this Item from special funds, the source of $65,250,000 in the first year and $158,600,000 in the second year is the local funding partners' share for the cost of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project.


B. Of the amounts appropriated in this Item from the Commonwealth Transportation Fund, the source of $100,904,324 the first year and $100,904,324 the second year is the estimated federal funding for the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project


C. The Director, Department of Planning and Budget, is authorized to transfer sufficient appropriation from Item 445 of this act for the Dulles Toll Road's share of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, as approved by the Commonwealth Transportation Board each year.


D.1. In conjunction with the construction of rail mass transit in the right of way of the Dulles Access/Toll Road Connector, a sound wall shall be constructed to replace the existing privacy fence abutting the Hallcrest Heights townhouse subdivision and the ramp connecting the Dulles Access/Toll Road Connector to Route 123 in McLean, Virginia pursuant to the provisions of the Memorandum of Agreement between the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Transportation and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority signed September 28, 2005.  This action is contingent upon the Authority paying for the sound wall project.


2. Pursuant to the provisions of the Memorandum of Agreement between the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Transportation, and the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority in conjunction with the construction of rail mass transit in the right of way of the Dulles Access/Toll Road Connector (DATRC), sound walls shall be constructed along residential properties from the beginning of the DATRC to Dulles International Airport.