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H.R. 6111 (115th): I-14 Expansion and Improvement Act of 2018

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 14, 2018 (Introduced).


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115th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6111

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 14, 2018

(for himself, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Abraham, Mr. Harper, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. Johnson of Louisiana, Mr. Williams, and Mr. Carter of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

A BILL

To amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 with respect to high priority corridors on the National Highway System, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the I–14 Expansion and Improvement Act of 2018.

2.

High priority corridors on National Highway System

(a)

Identification

(1)

Central Texas Corridor

Section 1105(c)(84) of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 is amended to read as follows:

(84)

The Central Texas Corridor, including the route—

(A)

commencing in the vicinity of Texas Highway 338 in Odessa, Texas, running eastward generally following Interstate Route 20, connecting to Texas Highway 158 in the vicinity of Midland, Texas, then following Texas Highway 158 eastward to United States Route 87 and then following United States Route 87 southeastward, passing in the vicinity of San Angelo, Texas, and connecting to United States Route 190 in the vicinity of Brady, Texas;

(B)

commencing at the intersection of Interstate Route 10 and United States Route 190 in Pecos County, Texas, and following United States Route 190 to Brady, Texas;

(C)

following portions of United States Route 190 eastward, passing in the vicinity of Fort Hood, Killeen, Belton, Temple, Bryan, College Station, Huntsville, Livingston, Woodville, and Jasper, to the logical terminus of Texas Highway 63 at the Sabine River Bridge at Burrs Crossing;

(D)

following United States Route 83 southward from the vicinity of Eden, Texas, to a logical connection to Interstate Route 10 at Junction, Texas;

(E)

following United States Route 69 from Interstate Route 10 in Beaumont, Texas, north to United States Route 190 in the vicinity of Woodville, Texas; and

(F)

following United States Route 96 from Interstate Route 10 in Beaumont, Texas, north to United States Route 190 in the vicinity of Jasper, Texas.

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(2)

Central Louisiana Corridor

Section 1105(c) of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 is amended by adding at the end the following:

(91)

The Central Louisiana Corridor commencing at the logical terminus of Louisiana Highway 8 at the Sabine River Bridge at Burrs Crossing and generally following portions of Louisiana Highway 8 to Leesville, Louisiana, and then eastward on Louisiana Highway 28, passing in the vicinity of Alexandria, Pineville, Walters, and Archie, to the logical terminus of United States Route 84 at the Mississippi River Bridge at Vidalia, Louisiana.

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(3)

Central Mississippi Corridor

Section 1105(c) of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, as amended by this Act, is further amended by adding at the end the following:

(92)

The Central Mississippi Corridor commencing at the logical terminus of United States Route 84 at the Mississippi River and then generally following portions of United States Route 84 passing in the vicinity of Natchez, Brookhaven, Monticello, Prentiss, and Collins, to the logical terminus with Interstate Route 59 in the vicinity of Laurel, Mississippi.

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(b)

Inclusion of certain segments on interstate system

Section 1105(e)(5)(A) of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 is amended in the first sentence—

(1)

by inserting subsection (c)(84), after subsection (c)(83),; and

(2)

by striking and subsection (c)(90) and inserting subsection (c)(90), subsection (c)(91), and subsection (c)(92).

(c)

Designation

Section 1105(e)(5)(C) of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 is amended by striking The route referred to in subsection (c)(84) is designated as Interstate Route I–14. and inserting The route referred to in subsection (c)(84)(A) is designated as Interstate Route I–14 North and the State of Texas shall erect signs, as appropriate and as approved by the Secretary, identifying such route as future Interstate Route I–14 North. The route referred to in subsection (c)(84)(B) is designated as Interstate Route I–14 South and the State of Texas shall erect signs, as appropriate and as approved by the Secretary, identifying such route as future Interstate Route I–14 South. The routes referred to in subparagraphs (C), (D), (E), and (F) of subsection (c)(84) and in subsections (c)(91) and (c)(92) are designated as Interstate Route I–14 and the States of Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi shall erect signs, as appropriate and as approved by the Secretary, identifying such routes as segments of future Interstate Route I–14..