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PUBLIC LAW 195-AUG. 5, 1953

[67 S T A T.

vention on the Pan-American Highway Between the United States and Other American Republics (51 Stat. 152), cooperation with several governments, members of the Pan American Union, in connection with the survey and construction of the Inter-American Highway, and for performing engineering service in Pan-American countries for and upon the request of any agency or governmental corporation of the United States. Federal-aid highways: For carrying out the provisions of the Act of July 11, 1916, as amended and supplemented (23 U.S.C. 1-22, vicli^noti^' " 2^105, 107-117), to remain available until expended, $475,000,000, which sum is composed of $387,500,000, the balance of the amount authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1952, $84,500,000, a part of the amount authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1953, and $1,570,352, $867,307 and $562,341, the latter sums being for reimbursement of the sums expended for the repair or reconstruction of highways and bridges which have been damaged or destroyed by floods, hurricanes, or landslides, as provided by section stit,l*6i- el'stlt! ^ ^^ *^^ ^^^ approved June 8, 1938, section 7 of the Act approved 789. '

  • July 13, 1943, and section 9 of the Act approved September 7, 1950,

as amended (23 U.S.C. 13a and 13b). Forest highways: For expenses, not otherwise provided for, necessary for carrying out the provisions of section 23 of the Federal High42 Stat. 218. way Act of November 9, 1921, as amended (23 U.S.C. 23, 23a), to remain available until expended, $15,000,000, which sum is composed of $3,400,000, the remainder of the amount authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1952, and $11,600,000, a part of the amount authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1953: Provided, That this appropriation shall be available for the rental, purchase, construction, or alteration of buildings and sites necessary for the storage and repair of equipment and supplies used for road construction and maintenance, but the total cost of any such item under this authorization shall not exceed $15,000.

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V Inter-American Highway: For necessary expenses of continuing the survey and construction of the Inter-American Highway, in accordance with the provisions of the Act of December 26, 1941 (55 Stat. 860), as amended by section 6 of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1952 (66 Stat. 158), $1,000,000, to remain available until expended. 64 Stat. 785. Acccss roads (Act of September 7, 1950): For an additional amount u c 3a note. ^^^ "Acccss roads (Act of September 7, 1950)", for carrying out the 23 ^s^^'io^e^^ote provisions of section 12 of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1950, as amended, $5,500,000 to remain available until expended. Public lands highways (liquidation of contract authorization): For payment of obligations incurred pursuant to the contract authorization granted by section 10 of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1950 (64 Stat. 789), $1,750,000, to remain available until expended. Elimination of grade crossings (liquidation of contract authorization): For an additional amount for payment of obligations incurred 39 Stat. 355. pursuant to the Act of July 11, 1916, as amended and supplemented, 23 USC 9a note. for the elimination oi hazards to lite at railroad grade crossings, to remain available until expended, $2,211,925, which sum is the remainder of the amount authorized to be appropriated for the fiscal year 1943 by section 5 of the Act approved September 5, 1940 (54 Stat. 869). Rama Road, Nicaragua: For necessary expenses for the survey and construction of the Rama Road, Nicaragua, in accordance with the provisions of section 5 of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1952 (66 Stat. 160), $1,000,000, to remain available until expended. General provisions—Bureau of Public Roads: None of the money appropriated for the work of the Bureau of Public Roads during the