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Exploring Ohio Road Funding Alternatives

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Road Funding Today

How does Ohio fund roadway and bridge maintenance?

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Current Challenges

What challenges does Ohio face with transportation funding?

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Potential Solutions

What does the future of transportation funding look like?

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Let’s Keep Ohio Moving

The citizens of Ohio own a tremendous asset - the state’s transportation system – which must be maintained for the safe movement of people, goods, and services.

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As Ohioans drive more fuel-efficient, electric and hybrid vehicles, people are purchasing less gas. That’s great for our environment, but means less money to keep our roadways in good repair.

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To Help Us Fund Tomorrow

Also of concern is the construction costs to maintain and improve our roads and bridges are increasing. With a decrease in gas tax revenue and an increase in maintenance and improvement costs, a new revenue system is being studied.

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Ohio Roadways Fast Facts

43,000Lane miles of Ohio roadways ODOT maintains

14,000Bridges in Ohio maintained by ODOT - the second most of any state in the United States

$1.92BODOT invested into roadway improvement projects in 2021

95%+ODOT’s budget goes toward preserving existing roads & bridges

$413MODOT allocates of its budget to local governments

60%of the entire population of U.S. and Canada is within 600 miles of Ohio


With the mission to provide safe and easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) supports the state highway system and promotes transportation initiatives statewide. As a more than $4 billion per year enterprise, ODOT invests the bulk of its resources in system preservation through maintenance, construction, and snow and ice operations.