JOINT STUDY INTO THE CREATION, ESTABLISHMENT AND DESIGNATION OF A STATE-WIDE SCENIC HIGHWAY SYSTEM

THE REPORT OUTLINES PROPOSED SCENIC ROUTES IN A SEQUENTIAL MANNER STARTING FROM THE SOUTHWESTERN CORNER OF THE STATE AND ENDING IN THE SOUTHEASTERN CORNER AT STONINGTON. IT RECOMMENDS THE FOLLOWING LEGISLATION: PROHIBIT, WITHIN THE SCENIC CORRIDOR, USES OF LAND CLEARLY INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE PRESERVATION OF SCENIC VALUES; PERMIT THE COMMISSIONER OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION TO REVIEW PROPOSED COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENTS AS TO THE AFFECT THEY WILL HAVE ON THE SCENIC CORRIDOR; AND REQUIRE LOCAL PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSIONS TO DEVELOP REGULATIONS TO PROTECT THESE SCENIC CORRIDORS. /FHWA/

Media Info

  • Pagination: 34 p.

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Laws; Scenic highways
  • Subject Areas: Administration and Management; Highways; Law;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00200085
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 8 1973 12:00AM