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Funding

Below is the most current funding chart for Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project.

Capital funds for the constuction of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project are split between the federal government, the Commonwealth of Virginia, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, and MWAA.

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Sources of Capital Funds
$ Millions
Phase 1 Phase 2 (1) Rail Project Budget prior to NVTA and CMAQ Rail Project Budget after NVTA and CMAQ
  Total % of Total Change Total  
Federal $900 - $900 15.6%   $900
Commonwealth of Virginia - Federal Funds (1) 75 - 75 1.3% 11.0 86
Commonwealth of Virginia - State Funds (2) 177 323 500 8.7%   500
Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (3)   - - 0.0% 60.0 60
Fairfax County 400 527 927 16.1% (11.4) 916  
Loudoun County   276 276 4.8% (3.4) 273
MWAA (Aviation Funds)   236 236 4.1% (2.9) 233
MWAA (Dulles Toll Road) $1,430 $1,415 $2,845 49.4% (53.3) 2,792
Total Sources of Funds  $2,982 $2,778 $5,760 100.0% - $5,760
Fixed amount
Fixed percentage of total cost
Residual

(1) Includes $75 million Section 5307 Surface Transportation Program grant as well as the federal and state share of the $11 million Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) grant. CMAQ funds can only be used to pay or reimburse eligible costs associated with the Innovation Center Metrorail Station.

(2) Does not include $150 million from the Commonwealth that is being used to pay interest on Dulles Toll Road revenue bonds.

(3) Grant from Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) can only be used to pay or reimburse capital costs for Innovation Center Metrorail Station.