Digest of Federal Resource Laws of Interest to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Federal-Aid Highways Act of 1968

Federal-Aid Highways Act of 1968 -- As amended by the Department of Transportation Act of 1966, P.L. 97-499 (49 U.S.C. 303; 96 Stat. 2419), section 4(f) of this Act establishes requirements for approval of Federal highways through wildlife refuges and other designated areas to preserve the natural beauty of such areas. The Secretary of Transportation is directed to consult with the Secretary of the Interior and other Federal agencies before approving any program or project requiring the use of land under their jurisdiction.

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