1997 Regular Session
To: Highways and Transportation
By: Senator(s) Furniss, Mettetal
Senate Bill 2421
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE A CERTAIN ADDITIONAL SECTION OF HIGHWAY IN COAHOMA COUNTY AS A PART OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM; TO PLACE IT UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE STATE TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The mileage of highway hereinafter specifically designated is in addition to the total mileage limitation of eight thousand six hundred (8,600) miles which is set out in Section 65-3-3, Mississippi Code of 1972.
SECTION 2. The following highway is hereby designated as a state highway and shall be placed under the jurisdiction of the State Transportation Commission for construction and maintenance as hereinafter provided; and such highway, together with the highways designated in Sections 65-3-3 and 65-3-5, Mississippi Code of 1972, and any and all other laws adding links to the designated state highway system, are declared to be the state highway system of Mississippi:
NORTHERN DISTRICT - COAHOMA COUNTY:
That section of road extending westerly from Highway 315 to the intersection of US Highway 49 and MS Highway 61 near the Town of Rich.
SECTION 3. After the above-described section of road is brought up to state highway standards by the Board of Supervisors of Coahoma County, including a by-pass around the Town of Rich and an approach to the intersection of MS Highway 49 and MS Highway 61, the State Transportation Commission is hereby authorized to maintain, construct, take over and assume jurisdiction of the above-designated highway in the same manner and upon the same terms and conditions as set out in Sections 65-1-75, 65-3-3, 65-9-1 and 65-9-3, Mississippi Code of 1972.
SECTION 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.