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PUBLIC LAW 85-767-AUG. 27, 1958
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of Labor in accordance with the Act of August 30, 1935, known as the Davis-Bacon Act (40 U.S.C., sec. 276a). (b) I n carrying out the duties of subsection (a) of this section, the Secretary of Labor shall consult with the highway department of the State in which a project on the Interstate System is to be performed. After giving due regard to the information thus obtained, he shall make a predetermination of the minimum wages to be paid laborers and mechanics in accordance with the provisions of subsection (a) of this section which shall be set out in each project advertisement for bids and in each bid proposal form and shall be made a part of the contract covering the project. §114. Construction (a) The construction of any highways or portions of highways located on a Federal-aid system shall be undertaken by the respective State highway departments or under their direct supervision. Except as provided in section 117 of this title, such construction shall be subject to the inspection and approval of the Secretary. The construction work and labor in each State shall be performed under the direct supervision of the State highway department and in accordance with the laws of that State and applicable Federal laws. Construction may be begun as soon as funds are available for expenditure pursuant to subsection (a) of section 118 of this title. (b) Convict labor shall not be used in such construction unless it is labor performed by convicts who are on parole or probation. §115. Construction by States in advance of apportionment— Interstate System (a) When a State lias obligated all funds apportioned to it under subsection (b)(4) and (5) of section 104 of this title, and proceeds to construct any project without the aid of Federal funds, including one or more parts of any project, on the Interstate System as designated at that time, in accordance with all procedures and all requirements applicable to projects financed with Interstate System funds authorized to be appropriated under subsection (b) of section 108 ^^ *^^ Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956, except insofar as such procedures and requirements limit a State to the construction of projects with the aid of Federal funds previously apportioned to it, the Secretary, upon application by such State and his approval of such application, is authorized to pay to such State the Federal share of the costs of construction of such project when additional funds are apportioned to such State under subsection (b)(4) and (5) of section 104 of this title if: (1) prior to the construction of the project the Secretary shall have approved the plans and specifications therefor in the same manner as other projects on the Interstate System, and (2) the project shall conform to the standards adopted under subsection (b") of section 109 of this title. (b) In determining the apportionment for any fiscal year under the provisions of subsection (o)(5) of section 104 of this title, any such project constructed by a State without the aid of Federal funds shall not be considered completed until an application under the provisions of this section with respect to such project has been approved by the Secretary. §116. Maintenance (a) Except as provided in subsection (d) of this section, it shall be the duty of the State highway department to maintain, or cause to be maintained, any project constructed under the provisions of this chapter or constructed under the provisions of prior Acts. The