H.R.2254 - To amend title 23, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Transportation to establish national tunnel inspection standards for the proper safety inspection and evaluation of all highway tunnels, and for other purposes.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-8] (Introduced 06/21/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||06/22/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2254 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/21/2011)
Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to establish: (1) a national highway tunnel inspection program, including standards for the proper safety inspection and evaluation of all highway tunnels; (2) a training and certification program for highway tunnel inspectors; and (3) a national inventory of highway tunnels.
Includes tunnel construction, rehabilitation, and operational improvements (including safety inspection of such tunnels) as eligible projects under the federal surface transportation program.