H.R.3461 - Orphan Highway Restoration Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] (Introduced 07/31/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||08/03/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.|
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Summary: H.R.3461 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/31/2009)
Orphan Highway Restoration Act - Defines "orphan highway" to mean a highway that: (1) formerly was a U.S. numbered highway; (2) no longer is a principal route for traffic passing through a state; and (3) because of decreased importance to statewide transportation, has received only routine maintenance but needs significant restoration.
Directs the Secretary of Transportation to: (1) make grants and provide technical assistance to states and local government units to restore orphan highways; and (2) allocate funds to grant recipients for FY2010-FY2015 based on a calculated formula.