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Federal-aid highway act of 1948

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Roads.

Federal-aid highway act of 1948

hearings before the Subcommittee on Roads of the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, second session, on H.R. 5888 (H.R. 4867 and H.R. 4868) ..

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Roads.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roads -- United States,
  • Highway law -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 243 p. :
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16139380M

    AAA is largely responsible for passage of the Federal-Aid Highway Act, the most ambitious public works program in the nation’s history. It follows on the president’s proposal to spend $50 billion on a year highway construction program, the . The act significantly increased the funds authorized for federal-aid highway programs from $, in and , no funds in and , to $, annually for through The act also recognized the growing complexity of the highway program. The original 7 percent federal-aid highway program was renamed the Federal-aid Primary.

      SHOWS FRUSTRATED DRIVERS (WHO TURN INTO SHEEP), EXCELLENT STREET AND HIGHWAY DRIVING SEQUENCES. CITY SKYLINES AND COUNTRY SCENICS. Well-made corporate propaganda advocating better roads and highways; part of the lobbying process that led to the passage of the Federal Aid-Highway Act of , the authorization for . Other articles where Federal Aid Highway Act is discussed: Route Rise and demise of the route: Eisenhower signed the Federal-Aid Highway Act of , a few segments of Route 66 had already been superseded by newer, wider, and safer roads. The act authorized federal funding for an Interstate Highway System of such roads, and, despite an appeal by the state of Missouri .

    The matches were able to succeed due to two main factors: the rise of television in the United States, and the implementation of The Federal-Aid Highway Act of Signed into law by President Dwight Eisenhower, the Highway act crea miles of new highway in the United States over a 10 year period Traveling to live shows became more.   The Federal-Aid Highway Act of , popularly known as the National Interstate and Defense Highways Act, was enacted on J , when President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the bill into law.


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Federal-aid highway act of 1948 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works. Subcommittee on Roads. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Federal-Aid Highway Federal-aid highway act of 1948 book of (Pub. ; 58 Stat. ) is legislation enacted by the United States Congress and signed into law on Decemwhich established a 50–50 formula for subsidizing the construction of national highways and secondary (or "feeder") roads.

The legislation established a National System of Interstate Highways, and required the Citation: Pub. ; 58 Stat. ; 23 U.S. Code ; ; ; Get this from a library. Federal-aid highway act of hearings before the Subcommittee on Roads of the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, second session, on H.R.

(H.R. and H.R. ) bills to amend and supplement the Federal Aid Road Act approved J (39 Stat. ), as amended and supplemented, to authorize.

On this day inthe U.S. Congress approves the Federal Highway Act, which allocates more than $30 billion for the construction of s miles of. The Federal Aid Highway Act ofpopularly known as the National Interstate and Defense Highways Act (Public Law ), was enacted on Jwhen President Dwight D.

Eisenhower signed the bill into law. With an original authorization of $25 billion for the construction of 41, miles (66, km) of the Interstate Highway System supposedly over a year Enacted by: the 84th United States Congress.

The Federal-aid highway program began with the Federal Aid Road Act ofand many miles of highways and rural roads were built under this funding program through the s. As the need for major interstate highways increased, a master plan for highway development was created in under President Franklin Roosevelt and was finally.

The Federal-Aid Highway Act of that emerged from the House-Senate conference committee included features of the Gore and Fallon bills, as well as compromises on other provisions from both. BPR officials in celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Federal Aid Road Act ofwhich launched the federal-aid highway program.

The Federal-Aid Highway Act of directed designation of a 65,kilometer (40,mile) "National System of Interstate Highways" by joint action of State highway agencies, subject to approval by the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads (BPR).

Popularly known as the National Interstate and Defense Highways Act ofthe Federal-Aid Highway Act of established an interstate highway system in the United States.

The movement behind the construction of a transcontinental superhighway started in the s when President Franklin D. Roosevelt expressed interest in the construction. •Federal Aid Highway Act of – some funding for highway surveys •Chicago Area Transportation Study in s – birth of travel demand modeling •Federal Aid Highway Act of – – established 3C planning process: continuing, comprehensive, and cooperative – Called for planning at level of metro region.

Interstate Highway Act (Federal-Aid Highway Act of ) under the act, the interstate highway system was expanded to 41, miles his book, Unsafe at Any Speed, shed light on poor safety standards for automobiles, leading congress to pass auto safety measures.

Within a few months, after considerable debate and amendment in the Congress, The Federal-Aid Highway Act of emerged from the House-Senate conference committee. In the act, the interstate system was expanded to 41, miles, and to construct the network, $25 billion was authorized for fiscal years through Federal-Aid Highway Act of Hearings Before the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, Second-session on H.R.

and H.Bills to Amend and Supplement the Federal-Aid Road Act Approved J (39 Stat. ), as Amended and Supplemented, to Authorize Appropriations for Continuing the Construction of. Title: Federal-aid highway act of Issue of Report, United States Congress Issue of Report, United States 87th Cong., 2d sess., Author: United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Public Works: Publisher. FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAY ACT OF CREATING THE INTERSTATE SYSTEM. A chronology of Federal Aid Highway Acts reveals the birth of the interstate system: inauthorization to study the feasibility of a six-route network of toll superhighways; indesignation of a 65, km system of interstate highways; inauthorization of $25 million for the interstate Cited by: Digest of Federal Resource Laws of Interest to the U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service Federal-Aid Highways Act of Federal-Aid Highways Act of -- As amended by the Department of Transportation Act ofP.L. (49 U.S.C. ; 96 Stat. ), section 4(f) of this Act establishes requirements for approval of Federal highways through wildlife refuges and other.

Sometimes they are a way of recognizing or honoring the sponsor or creator of a particular law (as with the 'Taft-Hartley Act').

And sometimes they are meant to garner political support for a law by giving it a catchy name (as with the 'USA Patriot Act' or the 'Take Pride in America Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any.

The Federal Aid Highway Act of -- Its Implications, Benefits and the Problem of Highway Cost Allocation. The Federal-Aid Highway Act of and its companion bill, the Highway Revenue Act ofapproved Jas Public Law of the 84th Congress, initiated significant changes in federal responsibility for the development of highways in the United : Arthur K Branham.

Committee on Public Works: Federal-aid highway act of Hearings before the Subcommittee on Roads of the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, second session, on H.R. (H.R. and H.R. ) bills to amend and supplement the Federal aid road act approved J (39 Stat.

), as amended and. Federal-Aid Highway Act () Largest federal project in U.S. history that created a national network of interstate highways. The network served the needs of commerce and defense, as well as convenience of citizens.

Federal-Aid Highway Act of - Approves the interstate highway cost estimate for FY and and the interstate substitute cost estimate for FY and Directs the Secretary of Transportation to adjust and reallocate the minimum allocation made on March 9,to reflect the apportionments made under this Act.

The US Government first funded roadways through the Federal Aid Road Act ofand began an effort to construct a national road grid in After Dwight D. Eisenhower became president inhis administration developed a proposal for an interstate highway system, eventually resulting in the passage of the Federal Aid Highway Act of   Jun 6, S.

(98th). A bill to approve the interstate and interstate substitute cost estimates, to amend title 23 of the United States Code, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress.Congress Approves the Federal-Aid Highway Act. J On Jthe Senate and House both approved a conference report on the Federal-Aid Highway Act (also known as the National Interstate and Defense Highways Act).

Three days later, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed it into law. The authorization to bu miles of.