Federal Aid for Post-war Highway Construction: Hearings Before the Committee on Roads, House of Representatives, Seventy-eighth Congress, Second Session, on H. R. 2426 a Bill to Supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act, Approved July 11, 1916, as Amended and Supplemented, and for Other Purposes, Volumul 1
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additional allocation amount appropriation approximately areas authorization BALDOCK basis believe bill bridges build built carry CHAIRMAN cities commission committee complete Congress consideration considered construction contribution cost counties course CUNNINGHAM Dakota dollars entirely estimated expenditure fact Federal aid Federal Government Federal-aid feeder roads figures formula funds gasoline give going grade highway department highway system important improvement included increase industrial interest interregional lands less maintenance match matter mean ment Michigan mileage miles motor municipalities necessary needs North percent period plans population post-war present primary problem projects proposed Public Roads Administration PURCELL question reason reconstruction represents rights-of-way routes rural secondary secondary roads shows South standards statement surface surveys Texas thing tion traffic understand United urban vehicles WHITE WHITMAN WHITTINGTON WOLCOTT
Pagina 112 - One-third in the ratio which the area of each State bears to the total area of all the States ; one-third in the ratio which the population of each State bears to the total population of all the States...
Pagina 4 - June 29, 1956, shall not exceed 60 per centum of the cost of construction, except that in the case of any State containing unappropriated and unreserved public lands and nontaxable Indian lands, individual and tribal, exceeding 5 per centum of the total area of all lands therein, the...
Pagina 4 - There shall be designated within the continental 'United States a National System of Interstate Highways not exceeding forty thousand miles in total extent so located as to connect by routes, as direct as practicable, the principal metropolitan areas, cities, and industrial centers, to serve the national defense, and to connect at suitable border points with routes of continental importance in the Dominion of Canada and the Republic of Mexico.
Pagina 4 - State highway department to make prompt payments for acquisition of rights-of-way, and for the construction as it progresses. The sums so advanced shall be deposited in a special revolving trust fund, by the State official authorized under the laws of the State to receive Federal-aid highway funds, to be disbursed solely upon vouchers approved by the State highway department for...
Pagina 5 - Act of 1956. (c) The Secretary is further authorized and directed by proper deed, executed in the name of the United States, to convey any such lands or interests in lands acquired in any State under the provisions of this section, except the outside five feet of any such right-of-way in...
Pagina 162 - construction"' means the supervising, inspecting, actual building, and all expenses incidental to the construction or reconstruction of a highway, including locating, surveying, and mapping...
Pagina 358 - Since it is unfair and unjust to tax motor-vehicle transportation unless the proceeds of such taxation are applied to the construction, improvement, or maintenance of highways...
Pagina 4 - Secretary shall act upon such surveys, plans, specifications, and estimates as soon as practicable after the same have been submitted, and his approval of any such project shall be deemed a contractual obligation of the Federal Government for the payment of its proportional contribution thereto.
Pagina 5 - Secretary is authorized, in the name of the United States and prior to the approval of title by the Attorney General, to acquire, enter upon, and take possession of such lands or interests in lands by purchase, donation, condemnation, or otherwise in accordance with the laws of the United States (including the Act of February 26, 1931, 46 Stat. 1421...
Pagina 189 - Federal-aid systems, including the Interstate System, he may advance to any State out of any existing appropriations the Federal share of the cost of construction thereof to enable the State highway department to make prompt payments for acquisition of...