2020 Session

Budget Bill - SB29 (Introduced)

Department of Transportation

Item 451

Item 451

First Year - FY2019Second Year - FY2020
Highway System Maintenance and Operations (60400)$1,978,877,656$1,992,859,424
Interstate Maintenance (60401)FY2019 $439,078,579FY2020 $442,264,643
Primary Maintenance (60402)FY2019 $591,903,773FY2020 $595,965,645
Secondary Maintenance (60403)FY2019 $604,321,956FY2020 $608,513,522
Transportation Operations Services (60404)FY2019 $266,309,352FY2020 $268,459,641
Highway Maintenance Operations, Program Management and Direction (60405)FY2019 $77,263,996FY2020 $77,655,973
Fund Sources:  
Commonwealth TransportationFY2019 $1,978,877,656FY2020 $1,992,859,424

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.