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Department of Transportation, Utah

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The Department of Transportation is an agency in Utah.

The purpose of the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) is to oversee the6,000 miles of state highway, including snow removal, signage, bridges, repairs, building, and maintenance.[1]

Budget

Budget details do not seem to be available on the department website, but can be accessed on the State of Utah official website.[2]

Total Fiscal Year 2012 funding is $1,029,253,100.

Plan of Financing Actual FY 2010 Authorized FY 2011 Recommended FY 2011 Base FY 2012 Ongoing and Total One-time Adj. Total FY 2012
General Fund $267,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Transportation Fund 190,489,800 191,690,900 191,690,900 191,690,900 695,000 192,385,900
Federal Funds 31,452,700 28,766,700 28,766,700 28,766,700 0 28,766,700
Dedicated Credits 31,971,700 31,252,800 31,252,800 31,252,800 26,000 31,278,800
Restricted and Trust Funds 47,034,700 26,904,800 26,904,800 26,904,800 4,300 26,909,100
Transfers (302,100) (1,596,900) (1,596,900) 0 0 0
Beginning Balances 3,200,000 2,446,600 2,446,600 0 0 0
Closing Balances (2,446,600) 0 0 0 0 0
Lapsing Funds (4,760,400) 0 0 0 0 0
Total Financing $296,906,800 $279,464,900 $279,464,900 $278,615,200 $725,300 $279,340,500
Program Actual FY 2010 Authorized FY 2011 Recommended FY 2011 Base FY 2012 Ongoing and Total One-time Adj. Total FY 2012
Support Services $27,874,900 $29,207,300 $29,207,300 $28,807,300 $235,100 $29,042,400
Engineering Services 34,961,900 32,473,100 32,473,100 32,273,100 95,600 32,368,700
Maintenance Management 136,243,600 136,635,100 136,635,100 136,385,400 265,900 136,651,300
Region District Management 25,231,700 26,602,300 26,602,300 26,602,300 98,900 26,701,200
Equipment Management 26,588,000 27,258,700 27,258,700 27,258,700 25,500 27,284,200
Aeronautics 46,006,700 27,288,400 27,288,400 27,288,400 4,300 27,292,700
Total Budget $296,906,800 $279,464,900 $279,464,900 $278,615,200 $725,300 $279,340,500

UDOT was also awarded $299,405,269 in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds, 100% of which has been obligated to projects statewide.[3]

Programs

UDOT runs the Don't Drive Stupid Program, a program for teenagers that promotes safe driving.[4]

The department also runs the Student Neighborhood Access Program (SNAP), which works with the national Safe Routes to School program to provide tools and resources that assist schools in promoting and enabling students to walk and bike safely to school.[5]

UDOT also sponsors the state's Adopt-A-Highway program, which allows volunteer groups to clean up the state's roadways through a two-year voluntary commitment.[6]

A list of projects currently under construction is available, with project descriptions and schedules.[7]

Planned projects and projects studies, including environmental assessments, are also posted.[8]

A statewide map of ARRA-funded projects with amount allocated and project name can be found on the Utah Recovery website.[3]

Leadership

UDOT is governed by the Transportation Commission. Commissioners are appointed by the governor.[9]

Transparency

Department Commissioners are listed with contact information, as well as meeting documents and information.[9] Executive staff salary pay grades are not posted.

Public Involvement information, including upcoming events and contacts, is provided.[10]

Bid letting information is provided.[11]

The Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) is available, as well as the 2011 - 2040 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRP).[12][13]

External links

References