WYDOT Discusses Fuel Taxes With County Commissioners

WYDOT Discusses Fuel Taxes With County Commissioners

Representatives from the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) updated the Johnson County Commissioners at their last regular meeting, covering numerous subjects including fuel taxes, how they are collected and where the funds are distributed.

Mark Gillett, Engineer for District Four which encompasses northeast Wyoming, said gasoline and diesel fuel taxes are currently 24 cents per gallon of fuel.
Projected collections of gasoline taxes in fiscal year 2015 are nearly $81 million, with diesel fuel tax collections estimated to be just over $94 million.

Allocations for gasoline taxes are $43 million to the State Highway Fund; $11 million to cities; $10 million to state/county roads and $10 million to counties; $3 million to LUST, the leaking underground storage tank program; $ 1 million to the State Parks off-road vehicle programs; $1 million to the State Parks motor boat programs; and $1 million to the State Parks snowmobile programs.

Diesel fuel taxes are distributed as $68 million to the State Highway Fund; $18 million to counties;$5 million to cities; and $4 million to the LUST program.

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