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This site provides budget and financial information relevant to the Washington State Department of Transportation, including facts on transportation budgets, financial planning, forecasting, and financial reports and presentations.


Funding for operating, maintaining, preserving, and improving Washington’s highways and ferry system comes from motor vehicle fuel taxes, licenses, permits, and fees, tolling, ferry fares, federal and local funds, and bonding. ... more  

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Washington enacts budgets on a two-year cycle, beginning on July 1 of each odd-numbered year. The budget approved for the 2013-15 biennium remains in effect from July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2015. ... more

2013-15 Budgets 

The 2013 Legislature convened for a 105 day session on January 14, 2013, with the last day of the regular session under the state constitution being April 28, 2013. During the 2013 session, the Legislature is deliberating on a biennial budget that will set the permitted level of spending for the 2013-15 biennium. ... more

2011-13 Budgets

During the 2011-13, the Legislature approved a biennial budget followed by the enactment and consideration of two supplemental budgets referred to as the
1st and 2nd supplemental budgets… more