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New Gas Tax Trust Fund

See how the money is being used to fund $1 Billion in road and bridge work across the state.

graphic showing how The new gas tax is funding $1 Billion
  • 688 Miles of Rural Road Safety @ $88.2 M
  • 2301 Miles of Pavements @ $657.2 M
  • 13 Additional Bridge Projects @ $10.3 M
  • Assisting in Funding 32 Miles of Interstate Widenings @ $245.9 M

In 2017, The General Assembly passed legislation to increase the State gas tax by 12 cents by phasing in the increase at 2 cents per year for six years. These funds are deposited into a new trust fund called the Infrastructure Maintenance Trust Fund (IMTF). These new revenues, coupled with other Federal and State funds, form the Financial foundation of SCDOT's ten year plan and performance targets.

See What Projects are Being Funded

New Gas Tax Project List