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State of good repair funds; bridges subject to repeated flooding.
Makes bridges that are subject to repeated flooding eligible for state of good repair funding. Under current law, structurally deficient bridges and highways with deficient pavement conditions are eligible for state of good repair funds.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That � 33.2-369 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:
� 33.2-369. State of good repair.
A. As used in this section, "state of good repair
purposes" means improvement of deficient pavement conditions
improvement of structurally deficient bridges, and maintenance and
improvement of bridges that are
subject to repeated flooding.
B. The Board shall use funds allocated in � 33.2-358 and �
58.1-1741 to state of good repair purposes for (i) reconstruction
and replacement of structurally deficient state and locally owned bridges
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; and
(iii) maintenance, reconstruction, and
rehabilitation of state and locally owned bridges that
are subject to repeated flooding.
The Board shall allocate these funds to projects in all nine
highway construction districts for state of good repair purposes based on a
priority ranking system that takes into consideration
(i) (a) the number, condition, and
costs of structurally deficient bridges and bridges that are
subject to repeated flooding and (ii) (b) the mileage, condition,
and costs to replace deteriorated pavements. The Board shall ensure an
equitable needs-based distribution of funding among the highway construction districts,
with no district receiving more than 17.5 percent or less than 5.5 percent of
the total funding allocated in any given year. The Board may, by a duly adopted
resolution, waive the cap provided in this section for a fiscal year only when
it determines that due to extraordinary circumstances or needs the cap inhibits
the ability of the Department to address a key pavement or bridge need that has
C. In any year in which the Department has not met the established targets for secondary pavements developed in accordance with � 33.2-232 and before making the allocations in subsection B, the Board may allocate up to 20 percent of these funds to all nine highway construction districts to improve the condition of secondary pavements. The Board shall ensure an equitable needs-based distribution of funds among highway construction districts based on the mileage, condition, and cost to improve secondary pavements.
|01/30/2020||House||House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (10-Y 0-N)|
|01/14/2020||House||House: Assigned Transportation sub: Transportation Systems|
|01/07/2020||House||House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100138D|
|01/07/2020||House||House: Referred to Committee on Transportation|