Highway Funding in Nova Scotia in 2014-15

The total highway capital budget for 2014-15 is $235 million. Additional operational funding for highway maintenance will be made available as part of the 2014-15 budget.

Capital funding for highway construction and maintenance comes from three sources:

Provincial: $209,300,000
Highway funding in Nova Scotia includes all revenues collected through provincial gas taxes and registration of motor vehicles, as well as other funding provided by the provincial government.

Federal: $25,500,000
Federal money to support highway improvement projects will be provided by the Building Canada Plan.

Municipal: $1,000,000
Municipalities contribute on cost-shared projects in their areas.