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109 STAT. 578 PUBLIC LAW 104-59—NOV. 28, 1995 (1) AUTHORIZED FUNDS. —The term "authorized funds" means funds authorized to be appropriated out of the Highway Trust Fund (other than the Mass Transit Account) to carry out title 23, United States Code (other than sections 402 and 410) and the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 and subject to an obligation Hmitation. (2) URBANIZED AREA.— The term "urbanized area" has the meaning such term has under section 101(a) of title 23, United States Code. TITLE III—MISCELLANEOUS HIGHWAY PROVISIONS SEC. 301. TRAFFIC MONITORING, MANAGEMENT, AND CCWTROL ON NHS. (a) ELIGIBILITY.— Section 103(i) of title 23, United States Code, is amended by striking paragraph (8) and inserting the following: "(8) Capital and operating costs for traffic monitoring, management, and control facilities and programs.". (b) DEFINITIONS.— Section 101(a) of such title is amended— (1) in the undesignated paragraph relating to the term "project" by inserting before the period at the end the following: "or any other undertaking eligible for assistance under this title"; and (2) by striking the undesignated paragraph relating to the term "startup costs for traffic management and control" and inserting the following: "The term 'operating costs for trsiffic monitoring, management, and control' includes labor costs, administrative costs, costs of utilities and rent, and other costs associated with the continuous operation of traffic control, such as integrated traffic control systems, incident management programs, and traffic control centers.". I^C. 302. TRANSFERABILITY OF APPCmTIONMENTS. The third sentence of section 104(g) of title 23, United States Code, is amended by striking "40 percent" and inserting "50 percent". I^C. 303. QUALITY IMPROVEMENT. (a) LIFE-CYCLE COST ANALYSIS.— SectiMi 106 oi title 23, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: "(e) LIFE-CYCLE COST ANALYSIS.— "(1) ESTABLISHMENT. —The Secretary shall establish a program to require States to conduct an analysis of the life-cycle costs of each usable project segment on the National Highway System with a cost of $25,000,000 or more. "(2) ANALYSIS OF THE LIFE-CYCLE COSTS DEFINED. — In this subsection, the term 'analysis of the life-cycle costs' means a process for evaluating the total economic worth of a usable project segment by analyzing initial costs and discounted future costs, such as maintenance, reconstruction, rehabilitation, restoring, and resurfacing costs, over the life of the project segment.". (b) VALUE ENGINEERING.— Such section is further amended by adding at the end the following: "(f) VALUE ENGINEERING FOR NHS. —