Fifty-fifth Legislature

Second Regular Session

House: TRANS DP 12-0-0-0

HB 2651: appropriation; Cesar Chavez Boulevard.

Sponsor: Representative Fernandez B, LD 4

Committee on Appropriations


Appropriates $33,000,000 from the state General Fund (GF) to construct, widen and repair Cesar Chavez Boulevard.


Laws 1973, Chapter 146 established the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) to provide for an integrated and balanced state transportation system with a director responsible for the department's administration (A.R.S. § 28-331). ADOT has exclusive control and jurisdiction over state highways, state routes, state owned airports and all state- owned transportation systems or modes are vested in ADOT.

The duties of ADOT are as follows: 1) register motor vehicles and aircraft, license drivers, collect revenues, enforce motor vehicle and aviation statutes and perform related functions; 2) do multimodal state transportation planning, cooperate and coordinate transportation planning with local governments and establish an annually updated priority program of capital improvements for all transportation modes; 3) design and construct transportation facilities in accordance with a priority plan and maintain and operate state highways, state owned airports and state public transportation systems; 4) investigate new transportation systems and cooperate with and advise local governments concerning the development and operation of public transit systems; and 5) have administrative jurisdiction of transportation safety programs and implement them in accordance with applicable law (A.R.S. § 28-332).

Cesar Chavez Boulevard is located in Yuma County in the city of San Luis. The boulevard is a main road of the city and runs east-west.


1.   Appropriates $33,000,000 from the GF to ADOT to distribute to Yuma County to construct, widen and repair Cesar Chavez Boulevard. (Sec. 1)

☐ Prop 105 (45 votes)	     ☐ Prop 108 (40 votes)      ☐ Emergency (40 votes)	☐ Fiscal Note



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