Transportation Capital Program
Fiscal Year 2019
The Transportation Capital Program for FY 2019 describes the planned capital investments for the State fiscal year starting July 1, 2018. It represents the annual element of the New Jersey Department of Transportationís and NJ Transitís federal Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).
Focusing on the Departmentís and Transitís Core Missionósafety, infrastructure preservation, mass transit, mobility and congestion relief, and operations and maintenanceóthis Capital Program outlines projects and programs that rebuild the Stateís bridges and roads, provide mass transit services, and reduce congestion by deploying Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) technology.
This Capital Program reflects the need to prioritize spending by carefully evaluating transportation needs and targeting limited resources toward safety, fix-it-first and state-of-good-repair initiatives.
The FY 2019 Transportation Capital Program totals $3.734 billion and is funded primarily by the State Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), federal, and third-party resources. The NJDOT total is $2.321 billion and the NJ Transit total is $1.413 billion.
State, or TTF funds, are programmed at $2.000 billion.
- $810 million NJDOT
- $430 million Local Aid
- $760 million for NJ TRANSIT
Federal revenues for FY 2019 are projected at $1.668 billion. NJDOTís share of the federal funding is $1.072 billion, while NJ Transitís allotment is $596 million.
- Route 1&9, Interchange at Route I-278
- $32M Various, $17.5M Casino Revenue Funds; $8M Match Funds
NJDOTís $2.321 billion Capital Program addresses New Jerseyís transportation needs:
- The NJDOT program provides $504 million for state and local bridges. Bridge investments range from funding for high-cost bridges to implementation of a variety of rehabilitation programs and local bridge rehabilitations.
- The NJDOT program provides nearly $422 million dedicated to road assets, including pavement rehabilitation, reconstruction and resurfacing.
- The NJDOT program provides over $150 million for safety improvements. Key programs funded include the Crash Reduction Program, Intersection Improvement Program, Pedestrian Safety Initiatives, Rail-Highway Grade Crossings, and Safe Routes to School Program.
- The NJDOT program provides $337 million in funds to address highway congestion through infrastructure improvements as well as efforts to better manage traffic and respond to incidents.
- The NJDOT program provides over $90 million for multimodal investments that support maritime, freight, and rail initiatives as well as bicycle and pedestrian improvements.
NJ Transitís $1.413 billion capital program addresses New Jerseyís mass transit needs:
- The program budget allots funds to address NJ Transitís state-of-good-repair needs, debt service obligations, preventive maintenance and local programs. The program continues to provide funding to support ongoing track replacement, bridge and tunnel inspections and improvements, security improvements, signal system upgrades, overhead power line and electric substation upgrades, replacement of buses in NJ Transitís fleet, and other rail station and bus terminal improvements throughout New Jersey.
Local System Support
Local System Support totals $681 million. NJDOT totals $641 million in federal and state funded local system support. This amount includes $430 million in State Local Aid: $322.5 million State Aid Program for municipalities and counties; $47.3 million to Local Bridge Future Needs; $30.1 million for the Local Freight Impact Fund; and $7.5 million to Local Aid Infrastructure Fund and $22.6 million to the Local Aid Infrastructure Bank. NJ Transitís local support totals $40 million. Additionally, funds for programs such as Local Safety, High Risk Rural Roads, Safe Routes to School, and Culvert Inspection are programmed on the local system.