chapter2 - A single executive A single executive with a...

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CE222 Highway Engineering Notes on Chapter 2 Highway Administration 1. Highway Government Three divisions of government for administering highway systems: Legislative, Judicial and Executive Legislative Government: The Commerce, Science, and transportation committee The Environment and Public Works Committee in the Senate The Public Works and Transportation Committee of House of Representatives Judicial Government: Surface Transportation Board Executive Government: 1) FHWA Under Department of Transportation (DOT) Review and Approval of FAP projects Responsibilities: Admin of FAP Authorization and Apportionment Programming and Subsequent steps Payments Certification Acceptance Federal Lands Highway Programs Research Activities Other 2) State DOT Responsible for the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of roads with FAP funding and highway system with state importance. Organization Type:
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Unformatted text preview: A single executive A single executive with a board or commission Acting in an advisory or coordinate capacity A board or commission 3) Local Road Administrative County: County Unit Plan as an overall plan for the county Equitable tax distribution Higher standard of engineering and construction Easy work with State DOT City and town road authority: city or town roads 2. Professional Organizations AASHTO American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials ITE Institute of Transportation Engineers TRB Transportation Research Board 3. Highway Finance Financing methods: Pay-as-you-go method from current revenue Borrowing Money( credit financing and bond financing) Sources of Revenue: Table 2-1 Highway User Taxes: 1) fuel tax 2) registration taxes and related fees 3) Special tax on commercial vehicles Property tax Tolls Miscellaneous...
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