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
          Total:                          15,065


Contact the AGC office at
(402) 435-4355 or email an
AGC staff member.

Katie Wilson
Executive Director

Sheila Radenslaben
Membership & Business
Development Coordinator

Kelsi Carrell
Administration & Communication Coordinator