Major Asset Categories

As part of WSDOT’s agency-wide asset management effort, WSDOT is communicating estimated funding needs across the four major asset categories: Highways, Ferries, Intra-Agency, and Multimodal.

 

(Millions of dollars) Replacement Value 10-year Average Spending
(2008-2018)
10-year Future Annual Average Spending
(2018-2028)
10-year Annual Additional Needs
(2018-2028)
Budget, Plus Needs, Annual Average
(2018-2028)
Highways $109,390 $330 $335 $330 $665
Multimodal (i.e. Aviation, Public Transportation, Rail) $600 $15 $20 $90 $110
Intra-Agency (i.e. IT, Facilities, RES, TEF) $66,480 $55 $70 $55 $125
Ferries $4,940 $110 $125 $215 $340
Total $181,410 $510 $550 $690 $1,240
December 2018

 


Highways

Highway assets include pavements, bridges and structures, hydraulics, barriers, roadside facilities, and more. WSDOT manages approximately 18,700 lane miles of state highway, over 4,000 different state owned bridges and structures, and the world’s largest floating bridge (SR 520 floating bridge). The total replacement value of the Highways asset category is estimated at $109.4 billion. For more information on bridges and pavements, check out the federally required Transportation Asset Management Plan (TAMP) (pdf 15.66 mb).

(Millions of dollars) Replacement Value 10-year Average Spending
(2008-2018)
10-year Future Annual Average Spending
(2018-2028)
10-year Annual Additional Needs
(2018-2028)
Budget, Plus Needs, Annual Average
(2018-2028)
Highways $109,390 $330 $335 $330 $665

 


Ferries

Ferries assets include vessels and terminals, 141 dolphins, 35 wing walls, 26 bulkheads, 40 movable bridges, and more. The Ferries Division operates the largest ferry system in the country, with a fleet of 23 vessels carrying more than 22 million passengers annually to 20 different ports. The total replacement value of the Ferries asset category is estimated at $4.9 billion.

(Millions of dollars) Replacement Value 10-year Average Spending
(2008-2018)
10-year Future Annual Average Spending
(2018-2028)
10-year Annual Additional Needs
(2018-2028)
Budget, Plus Needs, Annual Average
(2018-2028)
Ferries $4,940 $110 $125 $215 $340

 


Intra-Agency

Intra-Agency assets include Information Technology, the Transportation Equipment Fund, Facilities, Real Estate Services, and Human Resources. Some assets include core technology service infrastructure, real estate, 126 fuel stations, 1,137 highway maintenance work trucks, about 900 buildings, and over 200 sites. The total replacement value of the Intra-Agency asset category is estimated at $66.5 billion.

(Millions of dollars) Replacement Value 10-year Average Spending
(2008-2018)
10-year Future Annual Average Spending
(2018-2028)
10-year Annual Additional Needs
(2018-2028)
Budget, Plus Needs, Annual Average
(2018-2028)
Intra-Agency (i.e. IT, Facilities, RES, TEF) $66,480 $55 $70 $55 $125

 


Multimodal

Multimodal assets include Rail, Aviation, and Public Transportation Divisions. Some assets include 98 hoppers (railroad freight cars), 328 miles of track, 16 airports, runways and runway lighting systems, 136 buses, and 749 vanpools (the largest public vanpool fleet in North America). The total replacement value of the Multimodal asset category is estimated at $600 million.

(Millions of dollars) Replacement Value 10-year Average Spending
(2008-2018)
10-year Future Annual Average Spending
(2018-2028)
10-year Annual Additional Needs
(2018-2028)
Budget, Plus Needs, Annual Average
(2018-2028)
Multimodal (i.e. Aviation, Public Transportation, Rail) $600 $15 $20 $90 $110

 

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