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CL-2178 Consent Agenda   Item #: C.       
Meeting Date: 10/01/2019  
Subject:    Virginia Department of Transportation - Fiscal Year 2020 Allocations
From: Brian Dunevant

COUNCIL ACTION
First Reading:     09/17/2019
Final Adoption:   10/01/2019
SUMMARY

The Commonwealth Transportation Board and the Virginia Department of Transportation have approved allocations for the following:

Revenue Sharing Program. The City of Danville has been allocated a total of $1,216,500 for the following projects. 
  • $500,000 / UPC 113115 - Wilson Street Improvements from Bridge Street to Lynn Street
  • $216,500 / UPC 113288 - Riverside Drive at Audubon Intersection Improvements
  • $500,000 / UPC 113331 - Riverside Drive Reconstruction Eastbound and Westbound from Arnett Boulevard to Locust Lane
State of Good Repair Program. The City of Danville has been allocated a total of $963,000 for the following projects. 
  • $254,000 / UPC 115274 - Main Street from Chambers Street to Ridge Street
  • $109,000 / UPC 115275 - Memorial Drive Southbound from Central Boulevard to Cahill Court
  • $112,000 / UPC 115381 - Central Boulevard Southbound from Falwell Court to Holt Garrison Parkway
  • $155,000 / UPC 115349 - South Boston Road Eastbound from 300' west of the entrance ramp from US 29 SB/Danville Expressway to the entrance ramp from US 29 NB/Danville Expressway
  • $333,000 / UPC 115382 - South Boston Road Westbound from the beginning of the median at #1010 South Boston Road to 150' West from the NB US 29/Danville Expressway ramp
Transportation Alternative Program.  The City of Danville has been allocated additional funds in the amount of of $95,396 for the following project. 
  • $95,396 / UPC 107726 - Trade Street Trail Advance to Commerce Street
Smart Scale Program. The City of Danville has been allocated $500,588 for the following project.
  • $500,588 / UPC 110764 - Arnett Boulevard Sidewalks
These allocations need to be appropriated into the Capital Projects Fund account.
 
BACKGROUND
Revenue Sharing
In October 2017, the City of Danville submitted Revenue Sharing Program applications to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) for three Fiscal Year 2020 projects.  VDOT's Revenue Sharing Program provides localities with a funding source for transportation improvement projects. The program requires the locality to match the awarded allocations. The City's matching funds were previously appropriated in General Fund Capital Projects.

State of Good Repair
In January 2019, the City of Danville submitted State of Good Repair program applications to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) for five Fiscal Year 2020 projects. VDOT's State of Good Repair program has provided localities with a funding source to do resurfacing on certain identified segments of primary streets that fall below a certain condition rating.   

Transportation Alternative Program
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) had previously allocated just over $300,000 in Transportation Alternative funds for an extension of the Riverwalk Trail between Commerce Street and Advance Street.  Construction bids were received in May 2019, and the lowest responsive bid was over the project budget and estimate. VDOT allocated additional funds so the project could be awarded. The program requires the locality to match the awarded allocations.

Smart Scale Program
In September 2016, the City of Danville submitted a Smart Scale application to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) for improvements to Arnett Boulevard. Based on that application, the city was allocated funds for the project. VDOT was recently able to expedite the funding availability so that the project could begin sooner than originally scheduled.  
RECOMMENDATION

It is recommended that City Council adopt the four accompanying Ordinances amending the Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Appropriation Ordinance, to appropriate Revenue Sharing Program funds, State of Good Repair Program funds, Transportation Alternative Program funds and Smart Scale Program funds from the Virginia Department of Transportation.


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