Interstate Highway System

Jonathan Gifford talked about the creation of the Interstate Highway System (IHS) and trust fund, and he responded to telephone calls and… read more

Jonathan Gifford talked about the creation of the Interstate Highway System (IHS) and trust fund, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. The fund is used not only for the construction of the highways but also to pay for their upkeep. Topics included what led to the creation of IHS, the current conditions of the highways, the fiscal strength of the trust fund and what Congress might do about the fund in the future.

This program was part of C-SPAN’s “Your Money” series. Each Monday morning the last hour of “Washington Journal” is devoted to a federal program, focusing on its mission, participants, and cost. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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313797-5
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Call-In
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 8, 2013
Last Aired:
Jul 9, 2013

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  • Jul 08, 2013 | 2:20am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 08, 2013 | 9:15am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 08, 2013 | 9:18am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 08, 2013 | 1:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 08, 2013 | 2:20pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 08, 2013 | 9:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 09, 2013 | 3:11am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 09, 2013 | 3:20am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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