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“Buy American Act"; and Executive Order 10582, Which Deals With the
Administration of the Act, 41 United States Code, sec. 10a-10d.-----
VOL. I. TITLE 23, UNITED STATES CODE “HIGHWAYS”, and SECTIONS 2, 3, 4, and 5, of PUBLIC LAW 85–767, AUG. 27, 1958
TITLE 23, UNITED STATES CODE_“HIGHWAYS”
Chapter 1-FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS
1 Repealed by sec. 21(d) of Public Law 86–70, June 25, 1959 (73 Stat. 141).
Amended by sec. 5(b) of Public Law 86-657, July 14, 1960 (74 Stat. 522). 3. Revised by sec. 102 of Public Law 89-285, Oct. 22, 1965 (79 Stat. 1030). • New sec. added by sec. 4 of Public Law 86-657, July 14, 1960 (74 Stat. 522).
Chapter 1-FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS—Continued
136. Control of junkyards.5b Chapter 2-OTHER HIGHWAYS
214. Public lands development roads and trails.6 Chapter 3—GENERAL PROVISIONS
owned by the United States.
4 New sec. added by sec. 5 of Public Law 87-866. Oct. 23, 1962 (76 Stat. 1145). 5 New sec. added by sec. 9 of Public Law 87-866, Oct. 23, 1962 (76 Stat. 1145). 52 New sec. added by sec. 4 of Public Law 89-139, Aug. 28, 1965 (79 Stat. 578). 5b Amended by sec. 202 of Public Law 89-285, Oct. 22, 1965 (79 Stat. 1032). • New sec. added by sec. 6 of Public Law 87-866, Oct. 23. 1962 (76 Stat. 1145). 6a Amended by sec. 301 of Public Law 89-285, Oct. 22, 1965 (79 Stat. 1032).
Chapter 1–FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS Sec. 101. Definitions and declaration of policy
(a) As used in this title, unless the context requires otherwise
The term “apportionment” in accordance with section 104 of this title includes unexpended apportionments made under prior acts.
The term "construction" means the supervising, inspecting, actual building, and all expenses incidental to the construction or reconstruction of a highway, including locating, surveying, and mapping (including the establishment of temporary and permanent geodetic markers in accordance with specifications of the Coast and Geodetic Survey in the Department of Commerce), costs of rights-of-way, and elimination of hazards of railway grade crossings.
The term “county” includes corresponding units of government under any other name in States which do not have county organizations, and likewise in those States in which the county government does not have jurisdiction over highways it may be construed to mean any local government unit vested with jurisdiction over local highways.
The term "forest road or trail” means a road or trail wholly or partly within or adjacent to and serving the national forests.
The term “forest development roads and trails” means those forest roads or trails of primary importance for the protection, administration, and utilization of the national forests, or where necessary, for the use and development of the resources upon which communities within or adjacent to the national forests are dependent.
The term “forest highway” means a forest road which is of primary importance to the States, counties, or communities within, adjoining, or adjacent to the national forests.
The term "highway” includes roads, streets, and parkways, and also includes rights-of-way, bridges, railroad-highway crossings, tunnels, drainage structures, signs, guardrails, and protective structures, in connection with highways. It further includes that portion of any interstate or international bridge or tunnnel and the approaches thereto, the cost of which is assumed by a State highway department including such facilities as may be required by the United States Customs and Immigration Services in connection with the operation of an international bridge or tunnel.
The term “Federal-aid highways" means highways located on one of the Federal-aid systems described in section 103 of this title.
The term "Indian reservation roads and bridges” means roads and bridges that are located within an Indian reservation or that provide access to an Indian reservation or Indian land, and that are jointly designated by the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary as a part of the Indian Bureau road system.