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2016 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 732)

Department of Transportation

Item 447

Item 447

First Year - FY2015Second Year - FY2016
Financial Assistance to Localities for Ground Transportation (60700)$879,209,191$894,274,652
$923,907,139
Financial Assistance for City Road Maintenance (60701)FY2015 $347,733,534FY2016 $359,217,501
$362,850,362
Financial Assistance for County Road Maintenance (60702)FY2015 $62,006,002FY2016 $64,053,678
$64,530,419
Financial Assistance for Planning, Access Roads, and Special Projects (60704)FY2015 $14,265,188FY2016 $14,779,319
$13,002,204
Distribution of Northern Virginia Transportation Authority Fund Revenues (60706)FY2015 $299,276,334FY2016 $297,081,245
$314,881,245
Distribution of Hampton Roads Transportation Fund Revenues (60707)Distribution of Hampton Roads Transportation Fund RevenuesFY2015 $155,928,133FY2016 $159,142,909
$168,642,909
Fund Sources: 
Commonwealth TransportationFY2015 $424,004,724FY2016 $438,050,498
$440,382,985
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2015 $455,204,467FY2016 $456,224,154
$483,524,154

Authority: Title 33.2, Chapter 1, Code of Virginia.


A. 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 §§ 33.2-1509, 33.2-1600, and 33.2-1510, 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.


B. For any city or town that assumes responsibility for its construction program as outlined in § 33.2-362 E, Code of Virginia, the matching highway fund requirement contained in § 33.2-348, Code of Virginia, shall be waived for all new projects approved on or after July 1, 2005.


C. The Department of Transportation is encouraged to promote the construction and improvement of primary and secondary highways by counties, consistent with § 33.2-338 of the Code of Virginia, whether or not such improvements are contained in the Six-Year Improvement Program or Plan. If such improvements are not contained in the Six-Year Improvement Program or Plan, the counties may not seek reimbursement from the department for the improvements.


D. Distribution of Northern Virginia Transportation Authority Fund Revenues represents direct payments, of the revenue collected and deposited into the Fund, to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority for uses contained in Chapter 766, 2013 Acts of Assembly. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, moneys deposited into the Hampton Roads Transportation Fund shall be transferred to the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission for use in accordance with § 33.2-2611, Code of Virginia, which use may include as a source of funds for administrative expenses of the Hampton Roads Transportation Accountability Commission.


E. The prioritization process developed under subsection B of Chapter 726 of the 2014 Virginia Acts of Assembly shall not apply to use of funds provided in this item from federal apportionments in the Metropolitan Planning Program.