RESEARCH RELATING TO STATE HIGHWAY LAWS

THE REPORT IS A REVIEW AND ANALYSIS OF THE MAIN PORTION OF KENTUCKY HIGHWAY LAWS. THE REPORT COMMENTS ON THE SUBJECT-GROUPING SYSTEM EMPLOYED IN KENTUCKY FOR ARRANGEMENT OF ITS HIGHWAY LAWS, AND EMPHASIZES THE FACT THERE IS CONSIDERABLE NATIONWIDE IMPETUS TOWARD FUNCTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS IN REGARD TO AUTHORITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES DELEGATED TO HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS. THE REPORT FINDS THAT, IN MANY RESPECTS, HIGHWAY LAW IS A COMBINATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE AND ENGINEERING. EXCERPTS FROM THE 1963 ANALYSIS ARE CITED AND DISCUSSED. THE REPORT RECOMMENDS THAT CONSIDERABLE STUDY AND RESEARCH BE CONDUCTED NATIONWIDE IN GOVERNMENTAL LIABILITY FOR /1/ DRAINAGE DAMAGE, /2/ SLIPPERINESS OF PAVEMENT, /3/ SNOW AND ICE HAZARDS, /4/ POTHOLES IN ROADS, AND /5/ DEBRIS AND FOREIGN OBJECTS. THE REPORT PROVIDES BRIEF SUMMARIES OF BILLS PASSED BY THE 1964 KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY AND OF RESOLUTIONS AND BILLS PASSED BY THE 1966 KENTUCKY GENERAL ASSEMBLY THAT AFFECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS. /BPR/

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Hpr-1/2/, PART II, KYHPR 63-26/KYHPR 67-52/
  • Corporate Authors:

    Kentucky Department Highways

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  • Authors:
    • Havens, J H
  • Publication Date: 1967

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00238318
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bureau of Public Roads /US
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 6 1994 12:00AM