32-11-38 Local bridge improvement grant fund created.
Local bridge improvement grant fund created.
There is hereby created in the state
treasury the local bridge improvement grant fund. Interest earned on money in the fund shall be
deposited into the fund. Any money in the fund is continuously appropriated to the Department of
Transportation. Any money deposited into and distributed from the fund shall set forth in an
informational budget as described in § 4-7-7.2.
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The Transportation Commission may award grants from the fund to any local government entity
to construct, reconstruct, and repair bridges. The Transportation Commission shall consider the need
for the project and funding mechanisms available to and utilized by the applicant when making a
decision to award a grant. No county may receive a grant from the fund unless such county has
adopted and annually updated its county highway and bridge improvement plan pursuant to the
provisions of § 1-44-7.5 and has imposed a county wheel tax pursuant to § 32-5A-1.
Source: SL 2015, ch 165, § 1, eff. Apr. 1, 2015.
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