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109 STAT. 598 PUBLIC LAW 104-59—NOV. 28, 1995 subsection (c)(9), and in subsections (c)(18) and (c)(20) that are not a part of the Interstate System are designated as future parts of the Interstate System. Any segment of such routes shall become a part of the Interstate System at such time as the Secretary determines that the segment— "(i) meets the Interstate System design standards approved by the Secretary under section 109(b) of title 23, United States Code; and "(ii) connects to an existing Interstate System segment. The portion of the route referred to in subsection (c)(9) is designated as Interstate Route 1-99. "(B) TREATMENT OF SEGMENTS.— Subject to subparagraph (C), segments designated as part of the Interstate System by this paragraph and the mileage of such segments shall be treated in the manner described in the last 2 sentences of section 139(a) of title 23, United States Code. " (C) USE OF FUNDS.— "(i) GENERAL RULE. — Funds apportioned under section 104(b)(5)(A) of title 23, United States Code, may be used on a project to construct a portion of a route referred to in this paragraph to standards set forth in section 109(b) of such title if the State determines that the project for which the funds were originally apportioned is unreasonably delayed or no longer val. "(ii) LIMITATION. —If funds apportioned under section 104(b)(5)(A) of title 23, United States Code, for completing a segment of the Interstate System are used on a project pursuant to this subparagraph, no interstate construction funds may be made available, after the date of the enactment of this paragraph, for construction of such segment.". (b) FEASIBILITY STUDIES. — (1) EVACUATION ROUTES FOR LOUISIANA COASTAL AREAS. — Section 1105(e)(2) of such Act (105 Stat. 2033) is amended by adding at the end the following: "A feasibility study may be conducted under this paragraph to identify routes that will expedite future emergency evacuations of coastal areas of Louisiana.". (2) EAST-WEST TRANSAMERICA CORRIDOR.— With amounts available to the Secretary under section 1105(h) of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, the Secretary in cooperation with the States of Virginia and West Virginia shall conduct a study to determine the feasibility of establishing a route for the East-West Transamerica Corridor (designated pursuant to section 1105(c)(3) of such Act) from Beckley, West Virginia, utilizing a corridor entering Virginia near the city of Covington then moving south from the Allegheny Highlands to serve Roanoke and continuing east to Lynchburg. From there such route would continue across Virginia to the Hampton Roads area. (c) CORRECTIONS TO PROJECTS. —The table contained in section 1105(f) of such Act (105 Stat. 2033-2035) is amended—