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115th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 6111

 To amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 
with respect to high priority corridors on the National Highway System, 
                        and for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             June 14, 2018

Mr. Babin (for himself, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Abraham, Mr. Harper, Mr. Brady 
  of Texas, Mr. Johnson of Louisiana, Mr. Williams, and Mr. Carter of 
    Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
             Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 
with respect to high priority corridors on the National Highway System, 
                        and for other purposes.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``I-14 Expansion and Improvement Act 
of 2018''.

SEC. 2. HIGH PRIORITY CORRIDORS ON NATIONAL HIGHWAY SYSTEM.

    (a) Identification.--
            (1) Central texas corridor.--Section 1105(c)(84) of the 
        Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 is 
        amended to read as follows:
            ``(84) The Central Texas Corridor, including the route--
                    ``(A) commencing in the vicinity of Texas Highway 
                338 in Odessa, Texas, running eastward generally 
                following Interstate Route 20, connecting to Texas 
                Highway 158 in the vicinity of Midland, Texas, then 
                following Texas Highway 158 eastward to United States 
                Route 87 and then following United States Route 87 
                southeastward, passing in the vicinity of San Angelo, 
                Texas, and connecting to United States Route 190 in the 
                vicinity of Brady, Texas;
                    ``(B) commencing at the intersection of Interstate 
                Route 10 and United States Route 190 in Pecos County, 
                Texas, and following United States Route 190 to Brady, 
                Texas;
                    ``(C) following portions of United States Route 190 
                eastward, passing in the vicinity of Fort Hood, 
                Killeen, Belton, Temple, Bryan, College Station, 
                Huntsville, Livingston, Woodville, and Jasper, to the 
                logical terminus of Texas Highway 63 at the Sabine 
                River Bridge at Burrs Crossing;
                    ``(D) following United States Route 83 southward 
                from the vicinity of Eden, Texas, to a logical 
                connection to Interstate Route 10 at Junction, Texas;
                    ``(E) following United States Route 69 from 
                Interstate Route 10 in Beaumont, Texas, north to United 
                States Route 190 in the vicinity of Woodville, Texas; 
                and
                    ``(F) following United States Route 96 from 
                Interstate Route 10 in Beaumont, Texas, north to United 
                States Route 190 in the vicinity of Jasper, Texas.''.
            (2) Central louisiana corridor.--Section 1105(c) of the 
        Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 is 
        amended by adding at the end the following:
            ``(91) The Central Louisiana Corridor commencing at the 
        logical terminus of Louisiana Highway 8 at the Sabine River 
        Bridge at Burrs Crossing and generally following portions of 
        Louisiana Highway 8 to Leesville, Louisiana, and then eastward 
        on Louisiana Highway 28, passing in the vicinity of Alexandria, 
        Pineville, Walters, and Archie, to the logical terminus of 
        United States Route 84 at the Mississippi River Bridge at 
        Vidalia, Louisiana.''.
            (3) Central mississippi corridor.--Section 1105(c) of the 
        Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, as 
        amended by this Act, is further amended by adding at the end 
        the following:
            ``(92) The Central Mississippi Corridor commencing at the 
        logical terminus of United States Route 84 at the Mississippi 
        River and then generally following portions of United States 
        Route 84 passing in the vicinity of Natchez, Brookhaven, 
        Monticello, Prentiss, and Collins, to the logical terminus with 
        Interstate Route 59 in the vicinity of Laurel, Mississippi.''.
    (b) Inclusion of Certain Segments on Interstate System.--Section 
1105(e)(5)(A) of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act 
of 1991 is amended in the first sentence--
            (1) by inserting ``subsection (c)(84),'' after ``subsection 
        (c)(83),''; and
            (2) by striking ``and subsection (c)(90)'' and inserting 
        ``subsection (c)(90), subsection (c)(91), and subsection 
        (c)(92)''.
    (c) Designation.--Section 1105(e)(5)(C) of the Intermodal Surface 
Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 is amended by striking ``The 
route referred to in subsection (c)(84) is designated as Interstate 
Route I-14.'' and inserting ``The route referred to in subsection 
(c)(84)(A) is designated as Interstate Route I-14 North and the State 
of Texas shall erect signs, as appropriate and as approved by the 
Secretary, identifying such route as future Interstate Route I-14 
North. The route referred to in subsection (c)(84)(B) is designated as 
Interstate Route I-14 South and the State of Texas shall erect signs, 
as appropriate and as approved by the Secretary, identifying such route 
as future Interstate Route I-14 South. The routes referred to in 
subparagraphs (C), (D), (E), and (F) of subsection (c)(84) and in 
subsections (c)(91) and (c)(92) are designated as Interstate Route I-14 
and the States of Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi shall erect signs, 
as appropriate and as approved by the Secretary, identifying such 
routes as segments of future Interstate Route I-14.''.
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