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Item 453

Item 453

First Year - FY2017Second Year - FY2018
Highway Construction Programs (60300)$2,077,235,226$1,706,699,198
Highway Construction Program Management (60315)FY2017 $26,741,888FY2018 $27,397,557
State of Good Repair Program (60320)FY2017 $9,900,000FY2018 $10,325,000
High Priority Projects Program (60321)FY2017 $94,495,331FY2018 $56,433,224
Construction District Grant Programs (60322)FY2017 $94,495,331FY2018 $56,433,224
Specialized State and Federal Programs (60323)FY2017 $1,198,948,560FY2018 $899,110,113
Legacy Construction Formula Programs (60324)FY2017 $652,654,116FY2018 $657,000,080
Fund Sources: 
Commonwealth TransportationFY2017 $1,695,242,144FY2018 $1,470,399,198
Trust and AgencyFY2017 $381,993,082FY2018 $236,300,000

Authority: Title 33.2, Chapter 3; Code of Virginia; Chapters 8, 9, and 12, Acts of Assembly of 1989, Special Session II.


A. From the appropriation for specialized state and federal programs funds shall be distributed as follows:


1. $90,311,123 the first year and $90,311,123 the second year in federal state and matching funds shall be allocated for regional Surface Transportation Funds and distributed to applicable metropolitan planning organizations pursuant to 23 USC 133;


2. $53,122,502 the first year and $53,122,502 the second year in federal and state matching funds shall be allocated for the Highway Safety Improvement Program pursuant to 23 USC 148;


3. $65,836,270 the first year and $65,836,270 the second year in federal and state matching funds shall be allocated for the Congestion Mitigation Air Quality program pursuant to 23 USC 149;


4. $150,000,000 the first year and $100,000,000 the second year shall be allocated for the Revenue Sharing Program pursuant to § 33.2-357, Code of Virginia;


5. $18,857,369 the first year and $18,857,269 the second year in federal and state matching funds shall be allocated for the Transportation Alternatives Program pursuant to 23 USC 213.


6. $2,736,051 the first year and $4,183,261 the second year in state funds shall be allocated to the Virginia Transportation Infrastructure Bank pursuant to § 33.2-1500 et seq, Code of Virginia.


7. $1,368,025 the first year and $2,091,630 the second year in state funds shall be allocated to the Transportation Partnership Opportunity Fund pursuant to § 33.2-1529.1, Code of Virginia.


B. Notwithstanding § 33.2-358, 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 State of Good Repair Program pursuant to § 33.2-369, Code of Virginia. Proceeds must be used on Federal Title 23 eligible projects.


C. The Director of the 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 and adjust items to the most recent Commonwealth Transportation Board budget.


D. Funds appropriated for legacy formula construction programs shall be used for the purposes enumerated in subsection C of § 33.2-358, Code of Virginia, or as previously appropriated.


E. Included in the amounts for specialized state and federal programs is the reappropriation of $145,700,000 the first year and $131,300,000 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 Capital Projects Revenue Bond Fund, Federal Transportation Grant Anticipation Revenue Bond Fund, 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 2017 and FY 2018 estimated revenues.


F. Revenue collected through innovative revenue efforts authorized by § 33.2-213, Code of Virginia, shall be dedicated to State of Good Repair efforts as outlined in § 33.2-369, Code of Virginia, after all related program and collection costs incurred by the Department are considered.


G. Of the amounts provided in Item 449.10, Chapter 847 of the 2008 Acts of Assembly, $31,070,647 was dedicated to enumerated projects funded from the Transportation Partnership Opportunity Fund. This amount represents available authorization remaining after the completed advancement of acquisition and construction of the projects in the Item. Of this amount, $23,110,000 is now directed to Road Improvements at military installations in the Commonwealth. Of this amount, $7,960,647 is now directed to Improvements at interstate rest areas throughout the Commonwealth.


H. For funds allocated in § 33.2-358 and § 58.1-1741, Code of Virginia, to state of good repair purposes for fiscal year 2017 and fiscal year 2018, the distribution of funding in subsections (B) and (C) of § 33.2-369, Code of Virginia, will not apply. The Commonwealth Transportation Board may allocate funds to state of good repair purposes for reconstruction and replacement of structurally deficient state and locally owned bridges and reconstruction and rehabilitation of pavement on the interstate system and primary state highway system determined to be deteriorated by the board, including municipality-maintained primary extensions, as well as to work related to the condition assessment and pavement rehabilitation of secondary highways and other related work to improve secondary highways. Prior to this allocation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board will provide $11,929,353 for Improvements at Interstate Rest Areas throughout the Commonwealth.