Planned Transportation Spending
An examination of Idaho’s 2011-2014 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program reveals that road maintenance/minor widening projects make up the largest chunk of planned spending (41 percent). Bridge maintenance/replacement projects and new road capacity projects each comprise 20 percent of the STIP. Projects classified as “other” make up 6 percent of the state’s proposed spending, and include administrative costs, unspecified planning and research projects and environmental ser- vices. Transit spending also makes up 6 percent of the proposed expenditures and safety projects 5 percent. Both bridge capacity expansion projects and bicycle/pedestrian projects account for 1 percent of the state’s spending. share
Proposed Spending, FY 2011-2014
|Project Type||Cost (Millions)|
|Road Maintenance/Minor Widening||$529.92|
|New Road Capacity||$265.47|
|Bridge Capacity Expansion||$10.20|
** Total includes $254.97 million in GARVEE funds.