2002 Regular Session
By: Representative Smith (35th)
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE A CERTAIN SECTION OF HIGHWAY IN WEBSTER AND CHOCTAW COUNTIES AS A PART OF THE STATE HIGHWAY SYSTEM AND TO PLACE IT UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THE MISSISSIPPI TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION; 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 is 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.
Northern District - Webster and Choctaw Counties:
A highway segment beginning at the intersection of
Mississippi Highway 9 and the Natchez Trace Parkway and
extending in a northwesterly direction to U.S. Highway 82
at or near Tomnolen.
(2) The Mississippi Transportation Commission shall maintain, construct, take over and assume jurisdiction of the highway segment designated under subsection (2) 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.