Construction Maintenance Operations category Other

2017 Island County Road Expenditures

About this metric.

  • How is this data collected? Counties are required to submit actual annual county revenues and expenditures to the Washington State Department of Transportation, which in turn must report this information to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
  • What is included in construction expenditures? These are costs for road, street, bridge and other capital projects including design, right-of-way acquisition, and construction.
  • What is included in maintenance expenditures? Maintenance expenditures preserve and keep road assets serviceable. Expenditures to maintain roads, streets, and bridges, including arterial re-surfacing through the County Arterial Preservation Program, are included.
  • What is included in operations expenditures? Operations expenditures include road and street services such as traffic control, snow and ice removal, air quality monitoring, litter removal, mowing, and administrative costs.
  • What is included in other expenditures? Other expenditures include expenditures for which the county road department is reimbursed, bond warranty expenses, traffic policing, facility, ferry, and other miscellaneous expenditures.

What does the data show? In 2017, $5,840,600 of Island County expenditures were for maintenance, $8,056,000 for construction, $6,042,000 for operations, and $201,400 for other expenses.