2002 Regular Session
By: Representative Mayo
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE A CERTAIN SEGMENT OF HIGHWAY IN COAHOMA COUNTY AS A STATE HIGHWAY AND TO PLACE SUCH SEGMENT UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE MISSISSIPPI TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION FOR MAINTENANCE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. (1) The following highway is designated as a state highway and placed under the jurisdiction of the Mississippi Transportation Commission; and such highway, together with the highways designated in Section 65-3-3, 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 segment of highway beginning Six-tenths (.6) of a mile east of the termination of state maintenance of Mississippi Highway 316 and extending northwesterly to the intersection of U.S. Highway 49 and U.S. Highway 61, and that segment of highway extending westerly from the intersection of U.S. Highway 49 and U.S. Highway 61 to its intersection with the eastern city limits of Friars Point, Mississippi.
(2) The Mississippi Transportation Commission shall take over and assume responsibility for construction and maintenance of the segment of highway described under subsection (1) of this section whenever the commission certifies that such segment of highway has been brought up to commission standards and all utilities, signs, structures and other encroachments on such highway and right-of-way, are removed or relocated.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2002.