The Rebuild Alabama Act Summary
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6 Cents, Effective October 1, 2019
2 Cents, Effective October 1, 2020
2 Cents, Effective October 1, 2021
Distribution of New Revenue
State – 66.67%
Counties – 25%
Municipalities – 8.33%
Use of New Revenue
ALDOT, Counties, and Municipalities cannot use the new revenue for:
ALDOT, Counties, and Municipalities can only use the new revenue for:
Maintenance or construction of roads and bridges, match funds for federal road or bridge projects, or the payment of any debt, subject to certain limits in the Act, associated with road or bridge projects.
All new revenue paid to ALDOT and separately to counties and municipalities shall be deposited into a separate fund.
ALDOT’s proceeds flow to the Rebuild Alabama Fund that will be audited annually and ALDOT will annually report to the Joint Transportation Committee itemized specific projects.
County and municipality proceeds shall also be audited and reported by the Examiners of Public Accounts.
Beginning June 1, 2023, and every other year thereafter:
The Department of Revenue will calculate the National Highway Construction Cost Index (NHCCI) issued by the US Federal Highway Association for the current year compared against the previous year.
Cannot increase OR decrease by more than 1 cent.
TOTAL COST OF BILL TO AVERAGE ALABAMA DRIVER: $55 a year, $4.58 a month
(Source: Alabama Transportation Institute based on 12,000 annual miles and 22MPG)