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[No. 84-5)

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

longues B-COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

EIGHTY-FOURTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

H. R. 4260

TO CREATE A FEDERAL HIGHWAY CORPORATION FOR
FINANCING THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE NATIONAL SYS-
TEM OF INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS; TO AMEND AND SUP-
PLEMENT THE FEDERAL-AID ROAD ACT APPROVED JULY
11, 1916 (39 STAT. 355), AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED;

AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

PART 1

APRIL 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, MAY 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16,

17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, AND JUNE 1, 1955

Printed for the use of the Committee on Public Works

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CONTENTS

Paga Text of H. R. 4260.--.

1 Statement of Anderson, Hon. Victor E., Governor of Nebraska -

385 Baldock, R. H., State highway engineer of Oregon, and member,

executive committee of the American Association of State Highway
Officials

496 Balfour, Frank C., chairman, committee on right-of-way, American Association of State Highway Officials..

454 Bartelsmeyer, R. R., chief highway engineer, State of Illinois.-

7 Behling, Burton N., economist, Association of American Railroads. 977, 1025 Bennett, Hon. Charles E., a Representative in Congress from the State of Florida.

916 Bresnahan, W. A., assistant general manager, American Trucking Associations, Inc.

536 Campbell, Hon. Joseph, Comptroller General; accompanied by

Robert F. Keller, assistant, and S. P. Haycock, attorney, General
Accounting Office.-

618 Chacey, Kenneth, special assistant on access roads and highways.--- 157 Clay, Gen. Lucius D., Chairman, President's Advisory Committee on a National Highway Program.

127, 187 Cobo, Hon. Albert E., mayor of Detroit, Mich.-

662 Collier, Hon. Randolph, State senator, California State Legislature,

accompanied by L. M. Backstrand, assemblyman, chairman, assem-
bly transportation and commerce committee; Richard Dolwig,
assemblyman, member of the joint committee; Frank B. Durkee,
director, department of public works; J. W. Vickrey, assistant high-
way engineer; Robert Reed, counsel, department of public works;
Harmer Davis, director, Institute of Transportation and Traffic
Engineering, University of California; and Richard Zettle, econ-
omist, Institute of Traffic and Transportation Engineering -

720 Curtiss, C. D., Commissioner of Public Roads.

52 duPont, Francis V., special consultant to the Secretary of Commerce-. 52, 89 Ehlers, Joseph H., on behalf of the American Society of Civil Engi

1027 Falck, Edward, consulting engineer, appearing on behalf of various electric and gas companies.

913 Fritts, Carl E., vice president, Automobile Safety Foundation.--- 704 Garrity, Harold, attorney, Yonkers, N. Y.

886 Gorman, Allan B., president, Private Truck Council of America, Inc.- 251 Gore, Hon. Albert, a United States Senator from the State of Ten

994 Greer, D. C., State highway engineer of Texas and member of the

executive committee, American Association of State Highway Officials.

443 Hall, Hon. Fred, Governor of Kansas

375 Halvorson, Lloyd C., economist for the National Grange

521 Harper, John, chairman, toll roads committee, National Jobbers Council.

301 Heimann, T.J., chairman, State Highway Commission of New Mexico. 388 Hofheinz, Hon. Roy, Mayor of Houston, Tex., representing, Conference of Mayors

409 Hopkins, James D., county executive; accompanied by James C.

Harding, commissioner of public works; Harry G. Herman, county attorney; and Hugh S. Coyle, chairman, board of supervisors, Westchester County, N. Y.

877 Houck, C. E., manager, Huntingdon and Center County Telephone Co., Warriors Mark, Pa-

935

neers.

nessee.

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