2014 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5004 (Introduced)

Department of Transportation

Item 445

Item 445

First Year - FY2015Second Year - FY2016
Highway System Maintenance and Operations (60400)$1,512,035,770$1,559,834,413
Interstate Maintenance (60401)FY2015 $366,057,165FY2016 $381,631,204
Primary Maintenance (60402)FY2015 $415,773,687FY2016 $440,988,325
Secondary Maintenance (60403)FY2015 $432,945,973FY2016 $438,432,419
Transportation Operations Services (60404)FY2015 $215,951,986FY2016 $217,475,507
Highway Maintenance Operations, Program Management and Direction (60405)FY2015 $81,306,959FY2016 $81,306,958
Fund Sources:  
Commonwealth TransportationFY2015 $1,512,035,770FY2016 $1,559,834,413

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

A. Out of the funds provided in this program, an amount estimated at $195,445,757 the first year and $240,643,000 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.