2005 Transportation Partnership Program

Find information on the 2005 Transportation Partnership, a transportation revenue package that funds projects across the state over 16 years.

Funding overview

The Legislature passed a transportation revenue package in 2005 to fund 274 projects across the state over 16 years. The package includes:

  • 9.5 cents gas tax increase phased in over four years - $5.5 billion
  • Vehicle Weight Fee on passenger cars - $908 million
  • The light truck weight fee increase - $436 million
  • Annual motor home fee of $75 - $130 million

The 2005 Funding Package provides funding to make roads and bridges safer as well as ease choke points in the system.

Review a summary of the project delivery from the September 2021 Gray Notebook quarterly report here.

Traction tires are a special type of tire

manufactured with at least 1/8 of an inch tread. Traction tires are usually marked with a mountain/snowflake symbol, the letters M+S or “All Season.”

Carry chains, practice before leaving

Requiring chains keeps traffic moving during storms rather than closing a pass or roadway.

Prep your car. Fill up your gas tank,

pack jumper cables, ice scraper, warm clothing, snacks and water.