Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 54 Part 1.djvu/904

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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 715-SEPT. 5, 1940 Baisforapportion- Provided, That apportionments of funds made under the second monts. paragraph of section 3 of the Federal Highway Act, as amended by the Act of June 24, 1930 (46 Stat. 805), shall be made on the basis of the area of such lands in each State as shown by cer- tificate of the Secretary of the Interior which he is directed to make as of June 30 each year. Roads and trails in SEC. 8 . For the construction, reconstruction, and improvement of national parks, etc.tris b Appropriations au- roads and trails, inclusive of necessary bridges, in the national parks, thorized. monuments, and other areas administered by the National Park Service including areas authorized to be established as national parks and monuments, and national park and monument approach roads author- 16 U..S. §§ 8a-8c. ized by the Act of January 31, 1931 (46 Stat. 1053), as amended, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $4,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and the sum of $4,000,000 for the fiscal Promtio. year ending June 30, 1943: Provided, That hereafter appropriations for the construction, reconstruction, and improvement of such park and monument roads shall be administered in conformity with regulations jointly approved by the Secretary of the Interior and the Federal Works Administrator. Parkways. SEO. 9. For the construction and maintenance of parkways, to give thorized.P 'ao access to national parks and national monuments, or to become connect- ing sections of a national parkway plan, over lands to which title has been transferred to the United States by the States or by private indi- viduals, there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $7,500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and the sum of Location of park- $7,500,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943: Provided, That ways. hereafter the location of such parkways upon public lands, national forests, or other Federal reservations shall be determined by agree- ment betwen the department having jurisdiction over such lands and Administration. the National Park Service: Provided further, That hereafter appro- priations for the construction and maintenance of parkways shall be administered in conformity with regulations jointly approved by the Secretary of the Interior and the Federal Works Administrator. Indian reservation SEE. 10. For construction and improvement of Indian reservation rAppropriations au- roads under the provisions of the Act approved May 26, 1928 (45 Stat. th2i.ds.c. 38a. 750), there is hereby authorized to be appropriated the sum of $3,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1942, and the sum of Location, etc. of $3,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943: Provided, That here- roals. after the location, type, and design of all roads constructed under the provisions of said Act of May 26, 1928, shall be approved by the Public Roads Administration before any expenditures are made thereon, and all such construction done by contract shall be under the general super- vision of the Public Roads Administration. 23 U.-. c., Supp. V, SEO. 11. Subsection (c) of section 1 of the Federal Aid Highway Act b of 1938 (52 Stat. 633) is hereby amended to read as follows: Rsadside and land- "Hereafter the construction of highways by the States with the aid of Federal funds may include such roadside and landscape devel- opment, including such sanitary and other facilities as may be deemed reasonably necessary to provide for the suitable accommodation of the public, all within the highway right-of-way and adjacent publicly owned or controlled recreational areas of limited size and with pro- vision for convenient and safe access thereto by pedestrian and vehicular traffic, as may be approved by the Public Roads Adminis- sturihasofadjacent tration. Such construction likewise may include the purchase of such adjacent strips of land of limited width and primary importance for the preservation of the natural beauty through which highways are constructed, as may be approved by the Public Roads Aminis- Limitationon funds tration: Provided, That not to exceed 3 per centum of the Federal- available. aid funds apportioned to and matched by any State under this Act [54 STAT.