House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends Section 34.18(a) of SL 2014-100 to allow the Department of Transportation to use funds from the bridge program for ferry passenger vessel rehabilitation projects. Provides that ferry passenger vessel rehabilitation cannot be outsourced to private contractors.
Amends GS 136-82(d) to make conforming changes.
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Directs the transportation workgroup established in GS 136.189.11(h) and led by the Department of Transportation's Prioritization Office to consider specific information in the course of its work, including peak average daily traffic data.
Amends GS 136-189.11(d) to modify the role of the metropolitan planning organizations and rural transportation planning organizations in the development of the formula for distributing transportation investment strategy funds for regional impact projects, division need projects, and nonhighway projects. Makes conforming changes.
Amends the definition of division needs projects in GS 136-189.10 to exclude replacement of state-maintained ferry vessels.
Amends Section 34.18(a) of SL 2014-100 to allow the Department of Transportation to use funds from the bridge program for ferry passenger replacement projects. Makes conforming changes.
Amends GS 136-82(d) to redirect proceeds from ferry tolls from the Highway Fund to the bridge program. Makes conforming changes. Requires that ferry tolls in Highway Fund reserve accounts be transferred to the bridge program.
Effective July 1, 2015.