2014 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5001 (Introduced)

Department of Transportation

Item 446

Item 446

First Year - FY2013Second Year - FY2014
Highway System Acquisition and Construction (60300)$1,925,326,072$1,388,027,944
Dedicated and Statewide Construction (60302)FY2013 $1,347,879,412FY2014 $854,154,047
Interstate Construction (60303)FY2013 $166,357,184FY2014 $170,187,226
Primary Construction (60304)FY2013 $221,146,620FY2014 $203,337,569
Secondary Construction (60306)FY2013 $65,029,136FY2014 $73,681,316
Urban Construction (60307)FY2013 $101,624,158FY2014 $64,843,454
Highway Construction Program Management (60315)FY2013 $23,289,562FY2014 $21,824,332
Fund Sources:  
Commonwealth TransportationFY2013 $1,087,708,452FY2014 $952,282,581
Trust and AgencyFY2013 $837,617,620FY2014 $435,745,363

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

A. From the appropriation for dedicated and statewide construction, the Commonwealth Transportation Board shall determine an amount each year, not less than $15,000,000 and not to exceed $200,000,000 from the Commonwealth Transportation Fund, which shall be allocated to localities for revenue sharing.  No additional amount shall be appropriated from the proceeds of Commonwealth of Virginia Transportation Capital Projects Revenue Bonds for this program.

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 $311,000,000 the first year and $119,300,000 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 2013 and FY 2014 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. Prior to annual adoption of the Six Year Improvement Program, the Commonwealth Transportation Board may allocate funding from the highway portion of the Transportation Trust Fund to undertake any park and ride lot improvements for the I-95 Corridor required pursuant to the Comprehensive Agreement for the I-95 High Occupancy Toll Lanes project.

G.1 Prior to the adoption of the Six-Year Improvement Program for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013, the Commonwealth Transportation Board shall annually determine an amount, not less than $500,000 and not to exceed $2,500,000, from state transportation revenues deposited to the Commonwealth Transportation Fund to maintain a program for the enhancement of statewide transportation assets, including Virginia Byways.

2. From the amounts allocated by the Commonwealth Transportation Board to the fund set forth in paragraph 1, $500,000 in the second year shall be provided for transportation enhancements consistent with the Route 15 "Journey Through Hallowed Ground" corridor management plan. This funding shall be available for improvements related to the approved corridor management plan.

H. Out of the amounts provided for dedicated and statewide construction, the Commonwealth Transportation Board shall provide up to $5,000,000 the second year from Commonwealth Transportation Funds to begin an environmental assessment for the replacement of the I-64 High Rise Bridge in Chesapeake, Virginia.