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

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Title

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

Creator

  • Author: Kirk, Robert S.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Transportation Policy

Publisher

  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
    Additional Info: Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress

Date

  • Creation: 2014-01-28

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: 13 pages.

Subject

  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Emergency management
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Disasters
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Disaster relief
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Motor transportation

Primary Source

  • Item is not a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States

Collection

  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • CRS Report Number: R43384
  • Accession or Local Control No: R43384_2014Jan28
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc276855