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Devolution of the Secondary System

Devolution Tools

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Checklists and action plans

  • Full devolution (72 KB) - This includes a checklist and outlines typical action plans the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will undertake to facilitate full devolution.

  • Construction devolution (50 KB) - This includes a checklist and outlines typical actions VDOT will undertake to facilitate construction-only devolution.

  • Maintenance devolution (65 KB) - This includes a checklist and outlines typical actions VDOT will undertake to facilitate maintenance-only devolution.
Agreements County highway

The Office of the Attorney General has approved the following agreements to be used as "standard agreements" by counties considering less than a full takeover of the secondary system of highways:

  • Standard Agreement for Devolution (82 KB) - This agreement provides the "boilerplate" language when a county wishes to proceed with less than a full takeover of the secondary system of highways. This agreement must be accompanied with either or both of the following memorandums of understanding (MOAs):

    • Standard Construction Devolution MOA (19 KB) - This MOA is to be used in conjunction with the Standard Agreement for Devolution when a county seeks to assume responsibility for its secondary highway construction program.

    • Standard Maintenance Devolution MOA (168 KB) - This MOA is to be used in conjunction with the Standard Agreement for Devolution when a county seeks to assume responsibility for its secondary highway maintenance program.

  • Standard Agreement for Full Devolution (29 KB) -This agreement provides the "boilerplate" language when a county wishes to proceed with a full takeover of the secondary system of highways.

Resolution

  • Resolution of Intent (12 KB) to assume responsibility for a portion of the secondary system of state highways.
    This is a sample resolution that a locality may submit to the Commissioner of Transportation no later than July 1 of the year preceding the year in which a county wishes to assume responsibility for its secondary system of highways, or a portion thereof.
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