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7 LONG TITLE
8 Committee Note:
9 The Transportation Interim Committee recommended this bill.
10 General Description:
11 This bill modifies the Transportation Code by amending provisions relating to the
12 disposition of a portion of realigned highways.
13 Highlighted Provisions:
14 This bill:
15 . provides that when a state highway is realigned, the department may dispose of the
16 former portion of the highway by complying with certain disposal of real property
17 provisions if the former highway was purchased in fee; and
18 . makes technical changes.
19 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
21 Other Special Clauses:
23 Utah Code Sections Affected:
25 72-4-104, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 1998, Chapter 270
27 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
28 Section 1. Section 72-4-104 is amended to read:
29 72-4-104. Disposition of portion of highways realigned.
30 (1) The department may make changes in the alignment of state highways to provide
31 for greater highway safety or more economical highway operation and maintenance.
32 (2) When a state highway is realigned, the former portion of it may be:
33 (a) returned or relinquished to the county or municipality in which it is situated to be
34 maintained as a highway; [
35 (b) abandoned by the department if it no longer serves the purpose of a highway[
36 (c) disposed of in accordance with Section 72-5-111 if the former portion was
37 purchased in fee.
Legislative Review Note
as of 11-17-11 8:25 AM