Planned Transportation Spending
An examination of Nebraska’s 2011-2014 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program reveals that road maintenance/minor widening projects account for the larges chunk of planned spending (65 percent). Projects classified as “other” make up 11 percent. This is followed by bridge maintenance/replacement, 9 percent of the STIP. New road capacity projects are 6 percent of the planned spending, as are safety projects account. Bicycle/pedestrian projects make up 2 percent. Transit projects comprise 1 percent. Bridge new capacity projects and road or bridge projects with bicycle/pedestrian components (such as adding sidewalks when reconstructing a roadway) each comprise less than 1 percent of the planned spending. share
Proposed Spending, FY 2011-FY2014
|Project Type||Cost (Millions)|
|Road Maintenance/Minor Widening||$1,089.65|
|Road/Bridge Project with Bike/Ped Components||$4.80|
|New Road Capacity||$94.61|
|Bridge Capacity Expansion||$0.67|
* TSTC used the “latest estimate” information provided to TSTC by the Nebraska Department of Roads for each project phase occurring between 2011 and 2014.
** Transit totals from the Nebraska 2011-2014 STIP.