2002 Regular Session
By: Representative Hudson
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE A CERTAIN SEGMENT OF MISSISSIPPI HIGHWAY 42 IN JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY AS A STATE HIGHWAY AND TO PLACE SUCH SEGMENT UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE MISSISSIPPI TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION FOR CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. (1) The following segment of highway is designated as a state highway and placed under the jurisdiction of the Mississippi Transportation Commission for construction and maintenance; 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:
Southern District - Jefferson Davis County:
That portion of Mississippi 42 within the corporate limits of the Town of Prentiss beginning at the end of state maintenance on Mississippi 42 at its intersection with an old abandoned railway and proceeding in a northeasterly direction along Columbia Avenue (Mississippi 42) for approximately seven hundred (700) feet to the intersection of Columbia Avenue (Mississippi 42) and Third Street.
(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 its passage.