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Program Description

  Transportation Design

This program provides for the development of engineering construction plans and specifications for all transportation-related projects in the County's Capital Improvements Program (CIP). This includes the planning, surveying, and designing of roads, bridges, traffic improvements, pedestrian, bicycle and mass transit facilities, and storm drains; as well as the inventory, inspection, renovation, preservation, and rehabilitation of existing bridges. All of these plans are environmentally sound and aesthetically pleasing and meet applicable local, State, and Federal laws and regulations.

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Program Contacts

Contact Fred Lees of the Department of Transportation at 240.777.2196 or Brady Goldsmith of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2793 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.

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Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY17Actual FY18Estimated FY19Target FY20Target FY21
Linear feet of sidewalk construction completed (000) 12427202020
1  The cost per linear foot of sidewalk can increase dramatically if retaining walls or the acquisition of right-of-way is required. This significantly impacts the linear feet constructed per year.
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Program Budget Changes

FY20 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY19 Approved7701621.86
Decrease Cost: Adjust Bridge Load Testing Based on Testing Needs-1500000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.836150.43
FY20 Recommended7037772.29