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FEDERAL LEGISLATION

AND REGULATIONS RELATING
TO HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION

THROUGH JULY 1947

ADMINISTERED BY THE PUBLIC ROADS ADMINISTRATION

FEDERAL WORKS AGENCY

Compiled by the Public Roads Administration

UNITED STATES

GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1948

For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington 25, D. C.

Price 40 cents

TE 323 A5 1948

This bulletin was prepared before the Eightieth Congress, Second Session, convened in 1948. Printing was interrupted in order to include, because of their importance, the Federal-aid Highway Act of

1948 and an amendment to the Regulations for carrying into Effect the Provisions of the Federalaid Highway Act of 1944. They appear immediately following the table of contents but are not referenced in either the contents or the index; nor are other acts or regulations, affected by them, annotated accordingly.

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APPROPRIATIONS

Deficiency Appropriation Act of January 22, 1923.

Agricultural Appropriation Act of February 26, 1923.

Agricultural Appropriation Act of June 5, 1924-.

Agricultural Appropriation Act of February 10, 1925.

Deficiency Appropriation Act of March 4, 1925-

Deficiency Appropriation Act of March 3, 1926

Agricultural Appropriation Act of May 11, 1926-

Agricultural Appropriation Act of January 18, 1927

Deficiency Appropriation Act of February 28, 1927-

Deficiency Appropriation Act of December 22, 1927-

Agricultural Appropriation Act of May 16, 1928_

Appropriation of February 16, 1929_-

Appropriation of February 7, 1930-

Appropriation for forest roads and trails of March 26, 1930.

Appropriations for Federal-aid and forest roads and trails of May 27, 1930,

Appropriation for forest roads and trails of July 3, 1930__

Appropriation of December 20, 1930, to provide for emergency construction.

Appropriation of February 6, 1931.

Appropriation of February 23, 1931

Appropriation of February 2, 1932

Appropriation of July 7, 1932

Appropriation of March 3, 1933.

Fourth Deficiency Act, Fiscal Year 1933

Appropriation Act of March 26, 1934.

Emergency Appropriation Act, Fiscal Year 1935.

Appropriation of May 17, 1935.-

Agricultural Appropriation Act of June 4, 1936

Agricultural Appropriation Act of June 29, 1937

Appropriation of June 16, 1938-

Agricultural Appropriation Act of June 30, 1939.

Appropriation of April 18, 1940

Appropriation of June 25, 1940.

Appropriation of April 5, 1941

Appropriation of July 1, 1941.

Appropriation of December 17, 1941.

Appropriation of April 28, 1942.

Appropriation of June 27, 1942.

Appropriation of July 22, 1942

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MISCELLANEOUS LEGISLATION

Authorization of road construction in national parks..

Act authorizing maintenance of Gallup-Durango Highway-

Secretary of Agriculture authorized to perform engineering services for other Federal

agencies

Regulation of tolls on bridges across Red River.

Appropriations for roads on Indian reservations authorized --

Use of Federal prisoners in road construction and for other purposes authorized

Regulation of folls over certain bridges provided.-

Provision for national park approaches--

Federal agencies authorized to perform services and furnish supplies and materials

for other Federal agencies---

Purchase of articles, materials, and supplies mined or produced in the United States_

Appropriation for survey for Natchez Trace Parkway-

Compensation of labor ---

Amendment of criminal code with regard to fraudulent claims.

Washington-Lincoln Memorial Gettysburg Boulevard..

To provide that tolls on certain bridges shall be just and reasonable.

Contracts to be accompanied by a performance bond for protection of laborers and

persons furnishing materials.-

Amending act relating to wages for laborers and mechanics.

Hours of labor on public works.-

Rights-of-way over railroad property-

Right-of-way over Union Pacific Railroad.

Act relating to design of dams for bridge foundations.

General Bridge Act.

Alteration of certain bridges.

Rights-of-way over United States lands under supervision of the Attorney General.

Reconstruction of roads damaged in prosecution of war and by seismic wave in

Hawaii

Federal Tort Claims Act.

Amendment to Federal Tort Claims Act.

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THE FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY ACT OF 1948

[PUBLIC LAW 834–80TH CONGRESS)
CHAPTER 732—2D SESSION)

(H. R. 5888]

AN ACT To amend and supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act approved 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, That 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, and for continuing the construction and reconstruction of highways in accordance with the provisions of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1944 approved December 20, 1944 (58 Stat. 838), there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $450,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1950, and a like sum for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1951.

The sum herein authorized for each fiscal year shall be available for expenditure as follows:

Forty-five per centum for projects on the Federal-aid highway system.

Thirty per centum for projects as set forth in paragraph (b) of section 3 of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1944 (58 Stat. 838), except that for the purposes of this Act and all subsequent Acts continuing the postwar construction and reconstruction of highways in accordance with the provisions of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1944, (1) the term "secondary and feeder roads" and the term "principal secondary and feeder roads”, wherever used in the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1944, shall include county and township roads; and (2) in selecting county and township roads on which funds are to be expended, the State highway departments shall cooperate with township trustees and other appropriate local road officials; and

Twenty-five per centum for projects on the Federal-aid highway system in urban areas.

The said sums, respectively, for any fiscal year, shall be apportioned among the several States 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: Provided, That the authorization for the fiscal year ending 1950 shall be apportioned among the States as soon as practicable after July 1, 1948, but not later than September 1, 1948.

Any sums apportioned to any State under the provisions of this section shall be available for expenditure in that State for two fiscal years after the close of the fiscal year for which such sums are authorized, and any sums apportioned to any State under section 4 of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1944, approved December 20, 1944, shall be available for expenditure in that State for three fiscal

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