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SUBPART C. SECTIONS OF HIGHWAY LAWS NOT CODIFIED IN TITLE 23 U.S.C., AND OTHER RELATED LAWS AND MATERIAL

FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY ACTS

FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY ACT OF 1954

Public Law 350, 83d Cong., May 6, 1954, 68 Stat. 70 AN ACT To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act ap

proved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355), as amended and supplemented, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SEC. 14. For the purpose of expediting the interstate planning and coordination of a continuous Great River Road and appurtenances thereto traversing the Mississippi Valley from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico in general conformity with the provisions of title 23, United States Code, and with the recommended plan set forth in the joint report submitted to the Congress November 28, 1951, by the Secretaries of Transportation and Interior pursuant to the Act of August 24, 1949 (Public Law 262, Eighty-first Congress), there is hereby authorized to be expended by the Secretary of Transportation from general administrative funds not to exceed $600,000; the amount expended under this section shall be apportioned among the ten States bordering the Mississippi River on the basis of their relative needs as determined by the Secretary of Transportation.

FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY ACT OF 1956–Title I

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Public Law 627, 84th Cong., June 29, 1956, 70 Stat. 374 AN ACT To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act ap

proved July 11, 1916, to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways; to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to provide additional revenue from the taxes on motor fuel, tires, and trucks and buses; and for other purposes

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

1 Amended by Public Law 88-660, Oct. 13, 1964 (78 Stat. 1092); functions transferred to the Secretary of Transportation by sec. 6(a) of Public Law 89-670, Oct. 15, 1966 (80 Stat. 931); sec. 129(a) of Public Law 93-87, Aug. 13, 1973 (87 Stat. 265); and sec. 2(a), Public Law 97-449, Jan. 12, 1983 (96 Stat. 2439).

Sec. 102. Federal-aid highways.

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(a)(1) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—* * * The sums herein authorized for each fiscal year shall be available for expenditure as follows:

(A) 45 per centum for projects on the Federal-aid primary highway system.

(B) 30 per centum for projects on the Federal-aid secondary highway system.

(C) 25 per centum for projects on extensions of these systems within urban areas.

Sec. 108. National System of Interstate and Defense Highways

(b) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.—For the purpose of expediting the construction, reconstruction, or improvement, inclusive of necessary bridges and tunnels, of the Interstate System, including extensions thereof through urban areas, designated in accordance with the provisions of subsection (d) of section 103 of title 23, United States Code, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the additional sum of $1,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1957, which sum shall be in addition to the authorization heretofore made for that year, the additional sum of $1,700,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1958, the additional sum of $2,200,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1959, the additional sum of $2,500,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1960, the additional sum of $1,800,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1961, the additional sum of $2,200,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1962, the additional sum of $2,400,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1963, the additional sum of $2,600,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1964, the additional sum of $2,700,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1965, the additional sum of $2,800,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1966, the additional sum of $3,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1967, the additional sum of $3,400,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1968, the additional sum of $3,800,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1969, the additional sum of $4,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1970, the additional sum of $4,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1971, the additional sum of $4,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1972, the additional sum of $4,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973, the additional sum of $2,600,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974, the additional sum of $3,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1975, the additional sum of $3,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1976, the additional sum of $3,250,000,000 for the fiscal

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year ending June 30, 1977, the additional sum of $3,250,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1978, the additional sum of $3,250,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1979, the additional sum of $3,250,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1980, the additional sum of $3,500,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1981, the additional sum of $3,500,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1982, the additional sum of $3,100,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1983, the additional sum of $4,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1984, the additional sum of $4,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1985, the additional sum of $4,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1986, the additional sum of $4,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1987, and the additional of $4,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1988, the additional sum of $4,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1989, and the additional sum of $4,000,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1990. Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to authorize the appropriation of any sums to carry out sections 131, 136, or 319 (b) of title 23, United States Code, or any provision of law relating to highway safety enacted after May 1, 1966. Beginning with funds authorized to be appropriated for fiscal year 1980, no such funds shall be available for projects to expand or clear zones immediately adjacent to the paved roadway of routes designed prior to February, 1967. Effective on and after the date of enactment of this sentence, the obligation of funds authorized by this subsection, except for advance construction interstate projects approved before the date of enactment of this sentence, shall be limited to the construction necessary to provide a minimum level of acceptable service on the Interstate System which shall consist of (1) full access control; (2) a pavement design to accommodate the types and volume of traffic anticipated for the twenty-year period from date of authorization of the initial basic construction contract; (3) essential environmental requirements; (4) a design of not more than six lanes (exclusive of high occupancy vehicle lanes) in rural areas and all urbanized areas under four hundred thousand population, and up to eight lanes (exclusive of high occupancy vehicle lanes) in urbanized areas of four hundred thousand population or more as shown in the 1980 Federal census; and (5) those high occupancy vehicle lanes (including approaches and all directly related facilities) included in the interstate cost estimate for fiscal year 1981. The obligation of funds authorized by this subsection shall be further limited to the actual costs of only those design concepts, locations, geometrics, and other construction features included in the 1981 interstate cost estimate, except in any case where the Secretary of Transportation determines that a provision of Federal law requires a different design, location, geometric, or other construction feature of a type authorized by this subsection. For purposes of this subsection, construction necessary to provide a minimum level of acceptable service on the Interstate System shall include, but not be limited to, any construction on the Interstate System which is required under a court order issued before the date of enactment of this sentence. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, including any other provision of this subsection, where a project is to be constructed (1) to provide parking garage ramps in conjunction with high occupancy vehicle lanes which flow into a distributor system emptying directly into ramps for off-street parking with preferential parking for carpools, vanpools, and buses and the ramps are part of an environmental mitigation effort and are designed to feed into an aerial walkway system, or (2) to provide a parking lot near the terminus of an Interstate System spur route which radiates from an Interstate System beltway which will be used as an intermodal transfer facility for a light rail transit project to be constructed in the median of the spur route and the parking lot is part of an environmental mitigation effort, or (3) to provide a parking garage and associated facilities as part of an intermodal transfer facility with a transit system near or within an Interstate System route right-of-way which will have direct and indirect access to the facility by way of local streets and the parking garage and associated facilities are part of an environmental mitigation effort, or (4) to provide for the comprehensive upgrading of existing high occupancy vehicle lanes, new ramps and parking facilities at mass transit intermodal transfer points on an existing Interstate System route which has temporary high occupancy vehicle lanes in the median and the parking facilities and ramps are part of an environmental mitigation effort, the costs of such parking garage ramps, parking lots, parking garages, associated interchange ramps, high occupancy vehicle lanes, and other associated work eligible under title 23, United States Code, shall be eligible for funds authorized by this subsection as if the costs for these projects were included in the 1981 interstate cost estimate and shall be included as eligible projects in any future interstate cost estimate. 2

(c) APPORTIONMENT FOR 1957, 1958, AND 1959.—The additional sums herein authorized for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1957, June 30, 1958, and June 30, 1959, shall be apportioned among the several States in the following manner: one-half in the ratio which the population of each State bears to the total population of all the States, as shown by the latest available Federal census: Provided, That no State shall receive less than three-fourths of 1 per centum of the money so apportioned; and one-half in the manner now provided by law for the apportionment of funds for the Federal-aid primary system. The additional sum herein authorized for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1957, shall be apportioned immediately upon enactment of this Act. The additional sums herein authorized for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1958, and June 30, 1959, shall be apportioned on a date not less than six months and not more than twelve months in advance of the beginning of the fiscal year for which authorized.

2 Amended by sec. 7(a) of Public Law 85-381, Apr. 16, 1958 (72 Stat. 89), and by sec. 102 of Public Law 86-342, Sept. 21, 1959 (73 Stat. 611); and superseded and supplemented by sec. 103 of Public Law 87–61, June 29, 1961 (75 Stat. 122); further amended by sec. 1 of Public Law 89-139, Aug. 28, 1965 (79 Stat. 578); sec. 2 of Public Law 89-574, Sept. 13, 1966 (80 Stat. 766); sec. 2 of Public Law 90–495, Aug. 23, 1968 (82 Stat. 815); sec. 102 of Public Law 91-605, Dec. 31, 1970 (85 Stat. 1713); sec. 102 of Public Law 93-87, Aug. 13, 1973 (87 Stat. 250); sec. 102(a) of Public Law 94-280, May 5, 1976 (90 Stat. 425); sec. 102(a) and (b) of Public Law 95-599, Nov. 6, 1978 (92 Stat. 2689); sec. 4(a), (b), Public Law 97-134, Dec. 29, 1981 (95 Stat. 1699; sec. 2, Public Law 97-327, Oct. 15, 1982 (96 Stat. 1611); and secs. 102, 127(a), Public Law 97-424, Jan. 6, 1983 (96 Stat. 2097, 2117-2118)

TITLE II—HIGHWAY REVENUE ACT OF 1956

(See Subpart D of this part, pp. II-376—11-377)

FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY ACT OF 1958

Public Law 85–381, 85th Cong., April 16, 1958, 72 Stat. 89 AN ACT To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act ap

proved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355), as amended and supplemented, and the Act approved June 29, 1956 (70 Stat. 374), to authorize appropriations for continuing the construction of highways, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

Sec. 2. Additional authorization of appropriation of Federal-aid primary, secondary, and urban funds

(a) AMOUNT AND APPORTIONMENT.–For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of the Federal-Aid Road Act approved July 11, 1916 (39 Stat. 355), and all Acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1959, $400,000,000 in addition to any sums heretofore authorized for such fiscal year. The sum herein authorized shall be apportioned: (A) 45 per centum for projects on the Federal-aid primary highway system, (B) 30 per centum for projects on the Federal-aid secondary highway system, and (C) 25 per centum for projects on extensions of these systems within urban areas among the several States immediately upon enactment of this Act in the manner now provided by law and in accordance with the formulas set forth in section 4 of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1944, approved December 20, 1944 (58 Stat. 838), using the same percentage distribution as was used in the apportionment of Federal-aid highway funds heretofore authorized for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1959.

(b) AVAILABILITY FOR EXPENDITURE.—The amounts authorized to be appropriated in section 2(a) herein shall be available for expenditure

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