Emergency Relief for Disaster Damaged Roads and Transit Systems: In Brief

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This report describes Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) assistance for the repair and reconstruction of highways and bridges damaged by disasters (such as Hurricane Sandy in 2012) or catastrophic failures (such as the collapse of the Skagit River Bridge in 2013). It begins with a brief discussion of the legislative origins of federal assistance and then addresses eligibility issues and program operation.

Creator(s): Kirk, Robert S.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: January 28, 2014
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Kirk, Robert S.

Specialist in Transportation Policy

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Publisher Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress
Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: January 28, 2014
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United States
Description:

This report describes Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) assistance for the repair and reconstruction of highways and bridges damaged by disasters (such as Hurricane Sandy in 2012) or catastrophic failures (such as the collapse of the Skagit River Bridge in 2013). It begins with a brief discussion of the legislative origins of federal assistance and then addresses eligibility issues and program operation.

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13 pages.

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