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2012 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB1301 (Chapter 3)

Department of Transportation

Item 447

Item 447

First Year - FY2013Second Year - FY2014
Highway System Maintenance and Operations (60400)$1,400,599,891$1,442,664,773
Interstate Maintenance (60401)FY2013 $429,757,215FY2014 $439,910,847
Primary Maintenance (60402)FY2013 $472,099,665FY2014 $485,073,839
Secondary Maintenance (60403)FY2013 $339,686,942FY2014 $354,423,260
Transportation Operations Services (60404)FY2013 $135,587,865FY2014 $139,900,897
Highway Maintenance Operations, Program Management and Direction (60405)FY2013 $75,411,264FY2014 $77,394,834
Fund Sources: 
Commonwealth TransportationFY2013 $1,400,599,891FY2014 $1,442,664,773

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


A. Out of the funds provided in this program, an amount estimated at $311,666,021 the first year and $298,083,854 the second year from federal funds shall be used to address the maintenance of pavements and bridges and the operations of the transportation system.  These funds shall be matched by other funds appropriated to this Item.


B. The department is authorized to enter into agreements with state and local law enforcement officials to facilitate the enforcement of high occupancy vehicle (HOV) restrictions throughout the Commonwealth and metropolitan planning regions.


C. Should federal law be changed to permit privatization of rest area operations, the department is hereby authorized to accept or solicit proposals for their development and/or operation under the Public Private Transportation Act.


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