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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 funding
Rail Project Budget 
aftert NVTA funding
  Total % of Total Change Total % of Total
Federal $900 - $900 15.6%   $900 15.6%
Commonwealth of Virginia (2) 252 323 $575 10.0%   575 10.0%
Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (3)   - - 0.0% 60.0 60 1.0%
Fairfax County 400 527 927 16.1% (9.7) 918 15.9%
Loudoun County   276 276 4.8% (2.9) 274 4.7%
MWAA (Aviation Funds)   236 236 4.1% (2.5) 234 4.1%
MWAA (Dulles Toll Road) $1,430 $1,415 $2,845 49.4% (45.0) $2,800 48.6%
Total Sources of Fund $2,982 $2,778 (4) $5,760 100.0% $ - $5,760 100.0%
Fixed amount
Fixed percentage of total cost
Residual
Percentage After Allocation of NVTA Funds

(1) Phase 2 Parking Garages are to be funded directly by the Counties and are not included in the Total Rail Project Budget
(2) Does not include $150 million of Commonwealth funds that will be used to pay interest on Dulles Toll Road revenue bonds.
(3) NVTA grant can only be used to pay or reimburse capital costs for Innovation Center Metrorail Station.
(4) Phase 2 Costs include $551 million in unallocated contingency.