The State Transportation Board is granted policy powers and duties in addition to serving in an advisory capacity to the director.
The board is responsible for establishing a complete system of state highway routes and has the final authority on establishing, opening, relocating, altering, vacating or abandoning any portion of a state route or state highway, including establishment of parkways and historic and scenic roadways.
The board awards construction contracts, monitors the status of construction projects and has the exclusive authority to issue revenue bonds for financing needed transportation improvements throughout the state.
The State Transportation Board has the exclusive authority to issue revenue bonds for financing needed for transportation improvements throughout the state.
As part of the planning process, the board determines priority program planning with respect to transportation facilities and annually adopts the five-year construction program.
With respect to aeronautics the State Transportation Board distributes monies appropriated from the State Aviation Fund for planning, design, development, land acquisition, construction and improvement of publicly owned airport facilities. The board also approves airport construction.
State Transportation Board Policies
For more information on the State Transportation Board, you may read its policies.
State Transportation Board
206 S. 17th Ave., MD 100A
Phoenix, AZ 85007