2002 Regular Session
By: Representative Maples, Dedeaux, Pierce
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONSTRUCT A SEGMENT OF FOUR-LANE HIGHWAY IN STONE COUNTY TO PROVIDE DIRECT ACCESS FROM U.S. HIGHWAY 49 TO THE PERKINSTON CAMPUS OF MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. (1) The Mississippi Department of Transportation shall construct to department design standards, shall perform such reconstruction as may be required to existing highways and shall acquire by gift, purchase or eminent domain proceedings such property as may be necessary to provide four (4) lanes for traffic on and along the following location:
Southern District - Stone County:
Beginning at U.S. Highway 49 approximately 1,500 feet south of Red Creek and extending southwesterly approximately 5,000 feet to Wire Road, the entrance to the Perkinston Campus of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
(2) The roadway specifically designated in subsection (1) of this section shall be under the jurisdiction of the Mississippi Transportation Commission for construction and maintenance and, together with the highways designated in Section 65-3-3 and all other laws adding links to the state designated highway system, are declared to be the state highway system of Mississippi.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2002.