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Department of Transportation

Item 458

Item 458

First Year - FY2009Second Year - FY2010
Financial Assistance to Localities for Ground Transportation (60700)$351,910,885$365,557,170
Financial Assistance for City Road Maintenance (60701)FY2009 $293,354,012FY2010 $305,088,172
Financial Assistance for County Road Maintenance (60702)FY2009 $44,325,349FY2010 $46,098,363
Financial Assistance for Planning, Access Roads, and Special Projects (60704)FY2009 $14,231,524FY2010 $14,370,635
Fund Sources:  
Commonwealth TransportationFY2009 $351,910,885FY2010 $365,557,170

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


A. Notwithstanding §§ 33.1-23.5:1 and 33.1-41.1, Code of Virginia, the Department of Transportation shall adjust for inflation the payments made as part of Financial Assistance to Localities distributions and report such inflation adjustment to the Commonwealth Transportation Board.


B. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Planning, Access Road, and Special Projects, $7,000,000 the first year and $7,000,000 the second year from the Commonwealth Transportation Fund shall be allocated for purposes set forth in §§ 33.1-221, 33.1-221.1:1, and 33.1-223, Code of Virginia. Of this amount, the allocation for Recreational Access Roads shall be $1,500,000 the first year and $1,500,000 the second year.


C. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Planning, Access Roads, and Special Projects, $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the second year from the Commonwealth Transportation Fund shall be provided to support the transportation planning activities of the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority. The Authority shall comply with all applicable federal and state regulations to receive the funds.


D. For any city or town that assumes responsibility for its construction program as outlined in § 33.1-23.3 D, Code of Virginia, the matching highway fund requirement contained in § 33.1-44, Code of Virginia, shall be waived for all new projects approved on or after July 1, 2005.  


E. Local partnership fund balances shall be distributed to qualifying local governments, on a pro rata basis based on population.  To qualify, a local government must assume responsibility for administering a local highway construction project and have not administered a project during the period July 1, 2005, though June 30, 2007.