Highways Green Book, Volume 1

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American Automobile Association, 1920 - Highway law
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Page 11 - rural post road"1 shall be construed to mean any public road over which the United States mails now are or may hereafter be transported, excluding every street and road in a place having a population, as shown by the latest available federal census, of...
Page 16 - An Act to provide that the United States shall aid the States in the construction of rural post roads, and for other purposes...
Page 12 - ... all the states in the same manner and on the same basis, and certified to the secretary of the treasury and to the state highway departments and to the governors of states having no state highway departments in the same way as if it were being apportioned under this act for the first time : Provided, That in states where the constitution prohibits the state from engaging in any work of internal improvements, then the amount of the appropriation under this act apportioned to any such state shall...
Page 16 - SEC. 6. That for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of said Act, as herein amended, there is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the following additional sums : The sum of $50,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1919, and available immediately ; the sum of $75,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1920; and the sum of $75,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1921 ; said additional sums to be expended in accordance with the...
Page 306 - Oils from the Gulf field are characterized by relatively high percentages of asphalt and low percentages of the lighter gravity distillation products. Considerable sulphur is present, much of which, however, is in the form of sulphurated hydrogen and is easily removed by steam before refining or utilizing the oil as fuel.
Page 14 - The secretary of agriculture and the state highway department of each state may jointly determine at what times, and in what amounts, payments, as work progresses, shall be made under this act. Such payments shall be made by the secretary of the treasury, on warrants drawn by the secretary of agriculture, to such official, or officials, or depository, as may be designated by the state highway department and authorized under the laws of the state to receive public funds of the state or county.
Page 30 - That the Secretary of War be, and he is hereby, authorized in his discretion to transfer to the Secretary of Agriculture all available war material, equipment, and supplies not needed for the purposes of the war department, but suitable for use in the improvement of highways...
Page 310 - Mixtures of native or pyrogenous hydrocarbons and their non-metallic derivatives, which may be gases, liquids, viscous liquids, or solids, and which are soluble in carbon disulphide.
Page 11 - Provided, That all roads constructed under the provisions of this Act shall be free from tolls of all kinds.

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