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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 (with July 2022 Budget Amendment) Rail Project Budget prior to NVTA and CMAQ Rail Project Budget after NVTA and CMAQ
  Total % of Total Change Total  
Federal $900 - $900 15.0%   $900
Commonwealth of Virginia - Federal Funds (1) 75 - 75 1.2% 11.0 75
Commonwealth of Virginia - State Funds (2) 177 323 500 8.3%   500
Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (3) - - - 0.0% 60.0 60
Congestion Mitigation Air Quality Grant (4) - - - 0.0% 11 11
Fairfax County 400 567 967 16.1% (11) 956  
Loudoun County - 288 288 4.8% (3) 285
MWAA (Aviation Funds) - 246 246 4.1% (3) 243
MWAA (Dulles Toll Road) $1,430 $1,604 $3,034 50.5% (54) 2,980
Total Sources of Funds  $2,982 $3,028 $6,010 100.0% - $6,010
Fixed amount
Fixed percentage of total cost
Residual

(1) Includes $75 million in Section 5307 Surface Transportation Program grant.

(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.

(4) Congestion Mitigation Air Quality Grant (CMAQ) can only be used to pay or reimburse capital costs for Innovation Center Metrorail Station.