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Introduced in Senate (09/30/1977)

Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to furnish Federal financial assistance for construction projects to separate rail-highway crossings where the rail facilities have incurred a substantial increase in use as a result of coal transportation activities resulting in substantial delays in highway travel. Stipulates that the Federal share of such a project shall be 90 percent of its cost. Authorizes appropriations of $300,000,000 out of the Highway Trust Fund for each of the fiscal years 1978, 1979, and 1980 to carry out such projects.