2019 Session

Budget Bill - HB1700 (Chapter 854)

Department of Transportation

Item 451

Item 451

First Year - FY2019Second Year - FY2020
Highway System Maintenance and Operations (60400)$1,719,918,399
Interstate Maintenance (60401)FY2019 $319,352,830
FY2020 $312,119,525
Primary Maintenance (60402)FY2019 $469,662,397
FY2020 $458,613,079
Secondary Maintenance (60403)FY2019 $655,610,560
FY2020 $646,843,136
Transportation Operations Services (60404)FY2019 $194,533,844
FY2020 $188,351,801
Highway Maintenance Operations, Program Management and Direction (60405)FY2019 $80,758,768
FY2020 $79,914,651
Fund Sources:  
Commonwealth TransportationFY2019 $1,719,918,399
FY2020 $1,685,842,192

A. 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.

B. 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.

C. 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.

D. The Commissioner's annual report pursuant to § 33.2-232, Code of Virginia, shall include an assessment of whether the department has met its secondary road pavement targets, by district and on a statewide basis.

E. Out of the amounts provided in this Item, the department shall increase the share of funding dedicated to the Safety Service Patrol Services by $5,000,000 from nongeneral fund revenues in the second year to expand services across the Commonwealth's Interstate System, with priority given to the Interstate 81 Corridor.