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2016 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Chapter 780)

Department of Transportation

Item 456

Item 456

First Year - FY2017Second Year - FY2018
Financial Assistance to Localities for Ground Transportation (60700)$953,883,265$975,994,130
Financial Assistance for City Road Maintenance (60701)FY2017 $370,126,317FY2018 $376,415,683
Financial Assistance for County Road Maintenance (60702)FY2017 $65,998,123FY2018 $67,119,622
Financial Assistance for Planning, Access Roads, and Special Projects (60704)FY2017 $14,458,825FY2018 $14,458,825
Distribution of Northern Virginia Transportation Authority Fund Revenues (60706)FY2017 $331,900,000FY2018 $340,900,000
Distribution of Hampton Roads Transportation Fund Revenues (60707)Distribution of Hampton Roads Transportation Fund RevenuesFY2017 $171,400,000FY2018 $177,100,000
Fund Sources: 
Commonwealth TransportationFY2017 $450,583,265FY2018 $457,994,130
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2017 $503,300,000FY2018 $518,000,000

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, of which an amount up to $1,000,000 each year may be provided to repair or upgrade highway signage for Virginia State Parks, State Boat Landing Sites and Highway Historical Markers throughout the Commonwealth. The department will work with the Department of Conservation and Recreation, the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and the Department of Historic Resources to identify the related signage needs.


B. The Department of Transportation is encouraged to promote the construction and improvement of highways and transit facilities by localities, 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 localities may not seek reimbursement from the department for the improvements.


C. 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.


D. 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.