FY 2016 Appropriation

The Preconstruction Division, the Planning and Programming Division, and the Right of Way Division were combined several years ago into one line item called Engineering Services.

These programs are responsible for developing Utah highways from an idea stage through the planning and engineering stages until a project is to the point where a contract for construction is awarded to build the highway.

Funding History
Appropriation Overview

During the 2015 General Session, the Legislature appropriated for Fiscal Year 2016, $33,990,000 from all sources for Engineering Services. This is a 1.2 percent increase from Fiscal Year 2015 revised estimated amounts from all sources. The total includes $0 from the General/Education Funds, a reduction of 100 percent from revised Fiscal Year 2015 estimates.

Appropriation Adjustments

In addition to statewide compensation and internal service fund cost increases, the following appropriation adjustments were made during the 2015 General Session:

DescriptionOngoingOne-Time Transfer Mountain Accord to GOED$0 ($3,000,000)
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
$0 ($3,000,000)General Fund, One-time
No Description
UDOT FTE Transfers ($70,500) ($70,500)
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
($70,500)$0Transportation Fund
$0 ($70,500)Transportation Fund, One-time
Transfer of funding associated with UDOT FTE transfers between line items

The Engineering Services Division of the Utah Department of Transportation is governed by the Title 72 Chapters 5, 6, 7, and 12 UCA.

Intent Language

HB0003: Item 32

Under terms of Utah Code Annotated Section 63J-1-603(3)(a), the Legislature intends that appropriations provided for Engineering Services in Item 2 of Chapter 4 Laws of Utah 2014 not lapse at the close of Fiscal Year 2015. The use of any non-lapsing funds is limited to the following: Engineering Services Special Projects ($300,000).

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COBI contains unaudited data as presented to the Legislature by state agencies at the time of publication. For audited financial data see the State of Utah's Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports.