COMPILATION OF STATE LAWS RELATING TO FREEWAYS

EARLY STATE LEGISLATION RELATING TO CONTROLLED ACCESS HIGHWAYS IS COMPILED. LAWS OF ELEVEN STATES ENACTED DURING THE PERIOD EXTENDING FROM 1935 TO 1939 ARE INCLUDED. TWO SEPARATE GROUPS OF LEGISLATION ARE INCLUDED. THE FIRST GROUP, RELATING TO FREEWAYS IN GENERAL, CONTAINS LEGISLATION OF THE STATES OF CALIFORNIA, CONNECTICUT, MAINE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, RHODE ISLAND, AND WEST VIRGINIA. THE SECOND GROUP CONTAINS LEGISLATION WHICH RELATES TO SPECIFIC HIGHWAYS. INCLUDED IN THIS GROUP ARE LAWS OF THE STATES OF ALABAMA, MISSISSIPPI, AND TENNESSEE APPLYING TO THE NATCHEZ TRACE PARKWAY. ALSO INCLUDED ARE LAWS OF NORTH CAROLINA AND TENNESSEE WHICH APPLY RESPECTIVELY TO THE BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY AND THE NORRIS FREEWAY. THE APPENDIX CONTAINS COPIES OF TWO FORMS USED BY THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA. THE LEGISLATION INCLUDED IN THIS PAPER DEALS IN GENERAL WITH CONSIDERATIONS SUCH AS DEFINITIONS OF THE TERM "FREEWAY", ACCESS LIMITATIONS, SERVICE ROADS, AUTHORIZATIONS FOR FREEWAYS AND LAND ACQUISITION PROCEDURES. THE COMPILATION IS OF INTEREST AND IMPORTANCE AS IT REPRESENTS THE FOUNDATION OF OUR PRESENT BODY OF FREEWAY LEGISLATION.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 34 Pp, 1 ApP
  • Corporate Authors:

    Bureau of Public Roads /US

    Division of Highway Laws and Contracts
    ,   USA 
  • Publication Date: 1939-12-31

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00238463
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 24 1994 12:00AM