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Title 19 : Highways

Chapter 025 : SCENIC ROADS

(Cite as: 19 V.S.A. § 2501)
  • § 2501. State Scenic Roads and Byways; designation and discontinuance

    (a) On the recommendation of the municipalities through which a proposed or existing State Scenic Road or Byway passes and of the regional planning commissions that serve such municipalities, the Transportation Board may designate or discontinue any State highway, or portion of a State highway, as a State Scenic Road or Byway, in accordance with standards adopted by the Board by rule. The Board shall hold a public hearing on the recommendation, giving notice thereof to the municipalities and regional planning commissions, the Secretary, and the Commissioner of Tourism and Marketing, and shall submit a copy of its findings and decision to these parties within 60 days after receipt of the recommendation. The hearing shall be held in the vicinity of the proposed State Scenic Road or Byway.

    (b) [Repealed.]

    (c) A State Scenic Road or Byway shall not be reconstructed or improved unless the reconstruction or improvement is conducted in accordance with the Agency of Transportation's Vermont Design Standards, as amended. Signs along State Scenic Roads and Byways shall comply with the Federal Highway Administration's Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, as amended. (Added 1985, No. 269 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1989, No. 246 (Adj. Sess.), § 24; 1995, No. 190 (Adj. Sess.), § 1(a); 2011, No. 62, § 23; 2011, No. 139 (Adj. Sess.), § 51(h), eff. May 14, 2012; 2015, No. 40, § 29.)