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President's plan for highway building

President eisenhower's recommendations to the 84th Congress on legislation to authorize a vast long-term program to improve American highways will be foreshadowed in a report soon to be submitted at the White House by the Advisory Committee on a National Highway Program. Meanwhile, indications of what the report will contain have been given in speeches by Gen. Lucius D. Clay, chairman of the Advisory Committee, and in statements by spokesmen for the Governors Conference, which has been making its own parallel studies. At the same time, confusion has persisted as to the scope and projected costs of the new program. The Clay committee report is expected to clear up seeming conflicts in estimates and objectives and provide a definite basis ...

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