2013-15 Budget Highlight/Introduction
A reliable and efficient transportation network lies at the core of Washington's economic vitality and outstanding quality of life. Maintaining, preserving and improving Washington’s statewide, multimodal transportation system is essential. WSDOT’s 2013-15 budget request focused on preserving and operating a safe transportation system as efficiently as possible. The budget request continued the delivery of projects and program commitments assumed in the 201 legislative session, including construction of projects funded as part of the 2003 and 2005 transportation revenue funding packages. The gas tax increases included in those packages is supporting $16.3 billion in investments statewide. As of October 2013, the department has delivered 344 of 421 projects funded by the 2003 and 2005 gas tax increases. Eighty-eight percent of the projects were completed early or on time and 92 percent of completed projects were on or under budget.
2013-15 Transportation Budget (2013 Legislative Session)