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Introduced in Senate (01/22/1997)

Appalachian Development Highway System Completion Act - Authorizes appropriations out of the Highway Trust Fund for FY 1998 through 2003 to fund the Federal share of the total estimated cost of completion of construction of the Appalachian development highway authorized by the Appalachian Regional Development Act of 1965.

Directs the Secretary of Transportation to: (1) transfer funds made available for such purpose to the Appalachian Regional Commission, which shall be responsible for administration of the funds; and (2) apportion the funds to the 13 States in the Appalachian region in accordance with each State's portion of the total estimated cost of completion. Makes one-sixth of the funds allocated for construction available for obligation in each of such fiscal years.

Sets forth provisions regarding the Federal share (80 percent), delegation of responsibility to the States, advance construction, and contract authority.