2005 Regular Session
To: Highways and Transportation
By: Senator(s) Brown, Jackson (15th)
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE A CERTAIN SEGMENT OF ROADWAY IN LOWNDES 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 roadway 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:
Northern District - Lowndes County:
Airport Road beginning at its intersection with Industrial Park Road and proceeding in a southerly direction until its intersection with Artesia Road.
(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.