State transportation department would receive $2.7B for capital projects under Rauner budget
A third of the governor's 2019 capital budget request would fund Illinois Department of Transportation projects, according to a state analysis.
In all, the budget includes $2.7 billion for IDOT.
Funding sources include $1.6 billion from the road fund, $898 million from the state construction account fund, and $72 million from transportation-related state funds.
The Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability analysis lists Gov. Bruce Rauner's funding priorities and analyzes how it would affect the state's long-term debt. Rauner included $7.8 billion for capital projects for 23 agencies.
Transportation capital projects
This list includes projects requiring new appropriations and do not include reappropriations for ongoing capital projects.
|Statewide: transportation-related construction||$1,543,000,000|
|Road improvements – local share of Road Fund/Road Program||$606,200,000|
|Statewide: rail projects||$164,800,000|
|Federal/local: financial assistance to airports||$90,000,000|
|Maintenance, Traffic, Physical Research/Formal Contracts A & B||$52,100,000|
|Grade crossing protections/separations||$39,000,000|
|Apportionments to Counties, Cities and Townships||$35,800,000|
|Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Enhancement||$30,000,000|
|High Speed Rail maintenance costs||$30,000,000|
|Federal grant for capital, operating, consultant and technical services||$20,000,000|
|Permanent Improvements to IDOT facilities||$20,000,000|
|High Speed Rail (Federal share)||$20,000,000|
|Township Bridge Program||$15,000,000|
|Chicago Region Environmental & Transportation Efficiency Program (CREATE)||$13,000,000|
|Downstate transit capital grants||$10,000,000|
|P3 consultant services||$10,000,000|
|Motorist damage to highway structures||$5,400,000|
|State Airport Plans and assistance to municipalities or other airports||$2,700,000|
|Disadvantaged Business Revolving Loan Program||$2,000,000|
|South Suburban Airport expenses, including Public Private Partnerships||$1,000,000|
|Disposal of hazardous materials||$600,000|