Nebraska Roads Facts
Nebraska's gas tax is 27.3 cents between January 1 to June 30, 2017.
One cent of gas tax raises $12 million in Nebraska.
The Federal fuel tax is 18.4 cents for gas.
- 24.4 cents for diesel
- Heavy vehicle and tire use tax
The state construction program is funded by user fees and taxes:
- Federal fuel tax
- State fixed and variable fuel tax
- Sales tax on vehicles
- Sales tax on leased vehicles
- A portion of the motor vehicle registration fee
Total state taxes as of October 1, 2016
- Nebraska ranks #28 out of 50 states
The program amount for the Nebraska Department of Roads was $500 million for 2016 and 2017.
Based on average miles driven per year of 12,000 miles at 20 miles per gallon and use of 600 gallons per year, the annual cost for the vehicle owner would be:
State gas tax: $163.80
Federal gas tax: $100.40
Total gas tax: $274.20
Bridges in Nebraska: As of August 17, 2015, all bridges are safely inspected every two years by certified bridge inspectors.
County system: 11,147
First class cities: 402
State system: 3,516