2010 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Introduced)

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Department of Transportation

Item 452

Item 452

First Year - FY2011Second Year - FY2012
Highway System Acquisition and Construction (60300)$964,595,264$915,309,068
Dedicated and Statewide Construction (60302)FY2011 $377,673,645FY2012 $326,552,675
Interstate Construction (60303)FY2011 $303,720,468FY2012 $279,502,957
Primary Construction (60304)FY2011 $141,466,798FY2012 $167,449,518
Secondary Construction (60306)FY2011 $57,821,354FY2012 $42,085,754
Urban Construction (60307)FY2011 $47,982,151FY2012 $63,575,176
Highway Construction Program Management (60315)FY2011 $35,930,848FY2012 $36,142,988
Fund Sources:  
Commonwealth TransportationFY2011 $785,905,838FY2012 $781,108,659
Trust and AgencyFY2011 $178,689,426FY2012 $134,200,409

Authority: Title 33.1, Chapter 1; Code of Virginia; Chapters 8, 9, and 12, Acts of Assembly of 1989, Special Session II.

A.  Included in the amounts for dedicated and statewide construction is $15,000,000 the first year and $15,000,000 the second year from the Commonwealth Transportation Fund, which shall be allocated to localities for revenue sharing. The remaining amount needed to provide any required funding to fulfill the Commonwealth's allocation of equivalent revenue sharing matching funds pursuant to § 33.1-23.05, Code of Virginia, shall be provided from the proceeds of Commonwealth of Virginia Transportation Capital Projects Revenue Bonds as outlined in § 33.1-23.4:01, Code of Virginia.

B. Notwithstanding § 33.1-23.1 of the Code of Virginia, the proceeds from the lease or sale of surplus and residue property purchased under this program in excess of related costs shall be applied to the system and locality where the residue property is located.  This funding shall be provided as an increase to the allocations distributed to the systems and localities according to § 33.1-23.1 of the Code of Virginia.

C. The Director, Department of Planning and Budget, is authorized to increase the appropriation as needed to utilize amounts available from prior year balances in the dedicated funds.

D. Included in the amounts for dedicated and statewide construction is the reappropriation of $81,200,000 the first year and $64,000,000 the second year from bond proceeds or dedicated special revenues for anticipated expenditure of amounts collected in prior years.  The amounts will be provided from balances in the Northern Virginia Transportation District Fund, State Route 28 Highway Improvement District Fund, U.S. Route 58 Corridor Development Fund and the Priority Transportation Fund.  These amounts were originally appropriated when received or forecasted and are not related to FY 2011 and FY 2012 estimated revenues.

E. Projects being developed and procured through adopted state, local or regional design-build provisions, other than those required by § 33.1-12(2)(b), Code of Virginia, may be considered for funding from the Transportation Partnership Opportunity Fund. In addition, an application requesting funding from the fund shall be limited to requesting only one form of assistance and the limitations included in § 33.1-221.1:8(E), Code of Virginia.

F. Upon issuance of a resolution by a local governing body that a property has been designated for school construction, and upon presentation of such resolution to the Commonwealth Transportation Board with an accompanying notification that such project is ready to move forward, the Commonwealth Transportation Board shall immediately reduce the speed limit on abutting primary and secondary roadways to 35 miles per hour or less.