Repairing and Reconstructing Disaster-Damaged Roads and Bridges: The Role of Federal-Aid Highway Assistance

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This report describes Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) assistance for the repair and reconstruction of disaster damaged highways and bridges or catastrophic failures (such as a bridge collapse). It begins with a brief discussion of the legislative origins of federal assistance and describes the ER program in its current form. The report then discusses eligibility issues and program operation. Finally, the report briefly describes the major findings of a recent Government Accountability Office report on ER.

Creator(s): Kirk, Robert S.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 31, 2008
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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 Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 31, 2008
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United States
Description:

This report describes Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) assistance for the repair and reconstruction of disaster damaged highways and bridges or catastrophic failures (such as a bridge collapse). It begins with a brief discussion of the legislative origins of federal assistance and describes the ER program in its current form. The report then discusses eligibility issues and program operation. Finally, the report briefly describes the major findings of a recent Government Accountability Office report on ER.

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6 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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