H.R.961 - To amend title 23, United States Code, to establish a program for expanding the capacity of heavily-traveled portions of the National System of Interstate and Defense Highways located in urbanized areas with a population of 50,000 or more for the purposes of reducing traffic congestion, improving safety, and increasing the efficiency of the System.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] (Introduced 02/09/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Public Works and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/24/1989 Referred to the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.961 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/09/1989)
Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to approve projects within urbanized areas with populations of 50,000 or more for expanding the capacity of open-to-traffic routes on the Interstate Highway System, including construction of noise barriers, acquisition of right-of-ways for future construction of mass transit facilities, and acquisition of land for construction of parking lots.
Sets forth a formula for apportionment of highway funds for such projects.
Specifies: (1) the period of availability of funds apportioned to a State for Interstate System capacity expansion; (2) conditions that must be met in order to use lapsed funds for discretionary projects; and (3) the Federal share (80 percent) of any such expansion projects.
Authorizes appropriations for FY 1993 through 1996.