BESTEA Pavement Pork

For Immediate Release  
March 30, 1998  


The following list of highway demonstration projects was taken from the committee report on the Building Efficient Surface Transportation and Equity Act of 1998 (Rpt. 105-467).

  1. Item 9.  District of Columbia.  Implement Geographical Information System, Washington D.C. – $10 million.  Located in the district of Transportation Committee member Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.).
  1. Item 15.  New York.  Construct interchange and connector road using ITS testbed capabilities at I-90 Exit 8 – $13 million.  Located in the district of Rep. Michael R. McNulty (D-N.Y.).
  1. Item 27.  Illinois.  Reconstruct Greenbriar Road with construction of new turn lanes in vicinity of John A. Logan College in Carterville – $1.4 million.  Located in the district of Transportation Committee member Rep. Jerry Costello (D-Ill.).
  1. Item 43.  Missouri.  Construct extension of bike path between Soulard market area and Riverfront bike trail in St. Louis – $1.2 million.  Located in the district of Rep. William Clay (D-Mo.).
  1. Item 71.  Virginia.  Construct transportation demonstration project utilizing magnetic levitation technology along route of “Smart Road” between Blacksburg and Roanoke – $2 million.  Located in the districts of Reps. Robert W. Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Rick Boucher (D-Va.).
  1. Item 121.  Massachusetts.  Undertake vehicular and pedestrian movement improvements within Central Business District of Foxborough – $2.08 million.  Located in the district of Reps. James P. McGovern (D-Mass.) and Barney Frank (D-Mass.).  McGovern is a member of the Transportation Committee.
  1. Item 134.  Massachusetts.  Undertake improvements to South Station Intermodal Station – $3 million.
  1. Item 154.  Pennsylvania.  Construct Independence Gateway Transportation Center project, Philadelphia – $6 million.



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