Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 3.djvu/147

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PUBLIC LAW 102-240—DEC. 18, 1991 CITY/STATE 42. 43. 44. Jefferson County and Berkeley County, West Virginia West Virginia Maine CONGESTION RELIEF Improvements of State Highway 9 from Martinsburg, West Virginto Virginia State line Construction of the Coal Fields Expressway from Beckley, West Virginia to Virginia State line Improvements to the Carlton Bridge in Bath-Woolwich 105 STAT. 2031 AMOUNT in millions 110.0 50.0 100 (c) ALLOCATION PERCENTAGES. — 8 percent of the amount allocated by subsection (b) for each project authorized by subsection (b) shall be available for obligation in fiscal year 1992. 18.4 percent of such amount shall be available for obligation in each of fiscal years 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, and 1997. (d) FEDERAL SHARE.— The Federal share payable on account of any project under this section shall be 80 percent of the cost thereof. (e) DELEGATION TO STATES.— Subject to the provisions of title 23, United States Code, the Secretary shall delegate responsibility for construction of a project or projects under this section to the State in which such project or projects are located upon request of such State. (f) ADVANCE CONSTRUCTION.—When a State which has been delegated responsibility for construction of a project under this section— (1) has obligated all funds allocated under this section for construction of such project; and (2) proceeds to construct such project without the aid of Federal funds in accordance with all procedures and all requirements applicable to such project, except insofar as such procedures and requirements limit the State to the construction of projects with the aid of Federal funds previously allocated to it; the Secretary, upon the approval of the application of a State, shall pay to the State the Federal share of the cost of construction of the project when additional funds are allocated for such project under this section. (g) APPLICABILITY OF TITLE 23. —Funds authorized by this section shall be available for obligation in the same manner as if such funds were apportioned under chapter 1 of title 23, United States Code, except that the Federal share of the cost of any project under this section shall be determined in accordance with this section and such funds shall remain available until expended. Funds authorized by this section shall not be subject to any obligation limitation. SEC. 1105. HIGH PRIORITY CORRIDORS ON NATIONAL HIGHWAY SYSTEM. (a) FINDINGS. — The Congress finds that— (1) the construction of the Interstate Highway System connected the major population centers of the Nation and greatly enhanced economic growth in the United States; (2) many regions of the Nation are not now adequately served by the Interstate System or comparable highways and require further highway development in order to serve the travel and economic development needs of the region; and