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Julie Skallman State Aid Division Director & State Aid Engineer

The

purpose of the state aid program is to provide resources to assist local governments with the construction and maintenance of community-interest highways and streets on the state-aid system.

The goals of the state aid program are to provide users of secondary highways and streets with: Safe highways and streets Adequate mobility and structural capacity on highways and streets An integrated transportation network State Aid administers funding that supports more than 120,000 miles of roadway and almost 14,700 bridges.
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Division Director/State Aid Engineer Deputy State Aid Engineer District State Aid Offices Program Support Specialists Finance Bridge/Hydraulics Cultural Resources Labor Compliance Materials

Central Office

Needs Studies State Aid Programs Project Delivery Information Resources Program Support Spec. Traffic Safety Wetland Construction Practices

Minnesota

Statutes Minnesota Rules Standards for Rural & Urban designs Complete Streets Natural Preservation Routes, Forest Highway Variance Procedures Federal Aid Projects
Stewardship Plan
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TH

= Trunk Highway CSAH = County State Aid Highway 87 Counties MSAS = Municipal State Aid Street 142 Cities Over 5000 Town Road & Bridge
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Trunk Highways 11,897 miles

TRUNK HIGHWAY MILES -11,878

Trunk Highways 11,897 miles

STATE AID ROUTES: CSAH - 30,609 miles MSAS - 3,597 miles

TRUNK HIGHWAY MILES-11,878 STATETrunk ROUTES: 11,897 miles AID Highways CSAH - 30,609 MSAS - 3,597 LOCAL ROADS 91,502

TOTAL MILES 137,586

95%

of highway user funds are distributed as follows: 62% to the trunk highway fund 29% to county state aid highway fund 9% to the municipal state aid fund

The

remaining 5% is set aside for these three funds:

Town Road Account Town Bridge Account Flexible Highway Account


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Gas Tax $874M

Tab Fees $593M

Motor Vehicle Sales Tax $353M

Other $3M

Highway User Tax Distribution Fund


95% Distribution THF (62%) CSAH (29%) MSAS (9%) Flexible Highway Account (53.5%) 5% Set Aside Town Roads (30.5%) DNR transfers Town Bridges (16%)
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-Article XIV of the Minnesota Constitution -DNR transfers for unrefunded gas taxes per MS296A.18

CSAH

funds are computed as follows:

50% Needs 30% CSAH lane miles 10% Motor Vehicle Registration 10% Equalization
2008

Excess sum:

60% Needs 40% Motor Vehicle Registration


For

2013, it is approximately $483 million


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40%

of the regular and municipal state aid allocation is set aside for maintenance of the county state aid system 60% is set aside for construction costs

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2013 COUNTY STATE AID HIGHWAY FUNDS

$483 M 87 counties
60% Construction 40% Maintenance

DEDUCTIONS

Administrative Account $10, 080,000

Disaster Account $4,940,000

Research Account $2,350,000

State Parks Road Fund Account $3,650,000


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MSAS

funds are computed as follows: 50% Needs 50% Population


2013, it is approximately $149 million

For

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15-35%

of the state aid allocation is set aside for maintenance, as requested by the city 65-85% is set aside for construction costs
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2013 MUNICIPAL STATE AID STREET FUNDS

$149 M 147 Municipalities

50% POPULATION

50% NEEDS

DEDUCTIONS

Administrative Account $3,130,000

Disaster Account $3,060,000

Research Account $720,000


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2013

Total Available Amount is $89M Funds 3 Accounts Town Bridge Account -$14M Town Road Account -$27M Flexible Highway Account -$48M
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State Aid is governed by three entities: Screening Boards Rules Committee Variance Committee

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Julie Skallman State Aid Division Director and State Aid Engineer Phone: 651-366-4831 Email: julie.skallman@state.mn.us Rick Kjonaas Deputy State Aid Engineer Phone:651-366-3802 Email: rick.kjonaas@state.mn.us
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