$45.6 Billion Tentative Work Program represents a 10.8% increase
The Florida Transportation Commission, at its meeting on Monday, March 6, 2017 in Tallahassee, conducted its annual Statewide Public Hearing and statutorily mandated review of the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) Tentative Work Program for fiscal years 2017/18 through 2021/22. The commission reviewed and agreed the work program complies with applicable federal and state laws and policies.
“We are pleased to submit the tentative work program report to Governor Scott and members of the Florida Legislature for their review,” said Jay Trumbull, Chairman of the Florida Transportation Commission. “The commission looks forward to the continued enhancement of mobility and the constant dedication to safety that the work program’s projects will provide to residents and visitors traveling in Florida.”
FDOT’S Tentative Work Program directs the next five years of preliminary engineering, right-of-way acquisition, construction, public transportation projects and Turnpike and Rail Enterprise plans in Florida. The Commission evaluates the program with the FDOT Secretary, Assistant Secretaries, District Secretaries, Turnpike and Rail Enterprise Executive Directors and key department managers.
FDOT’S Tentative Work Program’s allocates $45.6 billion—$4.4 billion larger than the previous one—to fund 6,836 projects, including:
- $38 billion to Product and Product Support
$22.3 billion for Construction
$2.6 billion for Right-of-Way
$5.4 billion for freight logistics/passenger operations
- $6.8 billion to Operations & Maintenance
- $895 million for Administration/Fixed Capital Outlay
- Construction of 794 lane miles of roadway
- Resurfacing of 8,372 lane miles of existing roadway
- Repair of 181 bridges
- Replacement of 88 bridges
The commission will submit its Review of the Department of Transportation Tentative Work Program, Fiscal Year 2017/18 through 2021/22 to Governor Rick Scott and members of the Florida Legislature for their evaluation and adoption. The full report and executive summary may be found at www.ftc.state.fl.us by March 21, 2017.
For more information on the annual Review of the Department of Transportation Tentative Work Program, Fiscal Year 2017/18 through 2021/22 Report, please contact the FTC staff at 850.414.4105.
The Florida Transportation Commission is an appointed body that provides performance and fiscal oversight of the FDOT, and makes transportation policy recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature.