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HF 110

1st Committee Engrossment - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 03/19/2013 07:28pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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1st Committee Engrossment Posted on 02/12/2009

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1.1A bill for an act
1.2relating to highways; modifying provision governing memorial signs erected
1.3on highways; designating the Speaker Irvin N. Anderson Memorial Highway;
1.4amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, sections 161.139; 161.14, subdivision 18, by
1.5adding a subdivision.
1.6BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

1.7    Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.139, is amended to read:
1.8161.139 HIGHWAY DESIGNATION COSTS.
1.9The commissioner shall not adopt a design or erect a sign to mark or memorialize a
1.10highway or bridge, pursuant to designation by the legislature on or after January 1, 1996,
1.11unless the commissioner is assured of the availability of funds from nonstate sources
1.12sufficient to pay all costs related to designing, erecting, and maintaining the signs. The
1.13commissioner may remove a sign that marks or memorializes a highway or bridge as
1.14designated by the legislature if:
1.15(1) the sign requires maintenance, repair, or replacement;
1.16(2) the commissioner has made a reasonable effort to obtain funds for maintenance,
1.17repair, or replacement from nonstate sources; and
1.18(3) the funds obtained under clause (2) are insufficient to pay all related costs.

1.19    Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, subdivision 18, is amended to read:
1.20    Subd. 18. Voyageur Highway. The following route is named and designated the
1.21"Voyageur Highway":
1.22    (a) Beginning at a point on Trunk Highway No. 26 on the boundary line between
1.23the states of Minnesota and Iowa; thence northerly along Trunk Highway No. 26 to its
2.1junction with Trunk Highway No. 61; thence northwesterly along Trunk Highway No.
2.261 to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 10 in the city of St. Paul; thence extending
2.3in a general northwesterly direction along Trunk Highway No. 10 to its junction with
2.4Trunk Highway No. 371 at Little Falls; thence extending in a general northerly direction
2.5along Trunk Highway No. 371 to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 210 at Brainerd;
2.6thence northeasterly along Trunk Highway No. 210 to its junction with Trunk Highway
2.7No. 169 at Aitkin; thence in a general northerly direction along Trunk Highway No. 169
2.8to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 2 at Grand Rapids, except that portion that is
2.9designated as the Jim Oberstar Causeway; thence northwesterly along Trunk Highway
2.10No. 2 to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 71 at Bemidji; thence northeasterly along
2.11Trunk Highway No. 71 to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 11 at Pelland; thence
2.12northeasterly along Trunk Highway No. 11 to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 53 at
2.13International Falls; thence southeasterly along Trunk Highway No. 53 to its junction with
2.14Central Entrance at Duluth. Beginning at a point on Trunk Highway No. 61 at its junction
2.15with Interstate Highway 35 and thence northeasterly along Trunk Highway No. 61 to the
2.16boundary line between the state of Minnesota and the province of Ontario, Canada.
2.17    (b) The route of the Voyageur Highway designated and described in clause (a) is
2.18supplemented by legs or alternative routes described as follows:
2.19    Beginning at a point on Trunk Highway No. 1 at its junction with Trunk Highway
2.20No. 61 northerly of Silver Bay; thence northwesterly along Trunk Highway No. 1 to Ely;
2.21thence southwesterly along Trunk Highway No. 1 to its junction with Trunk Highway No.
2.22169; thence southerly and westerly along Trunk Highway No. 169 to its junction with
2.23Trunk Highway No. 53, and there terminating.
2.24    Beginning at a point on Trunk Highway No. 11 at its junction with Trunk Highway
2.25No. 53 at International Falls; thence easterly along Trunk Highway No. 11 to its easterly
2.26terminus near Island View.
2.27    Beginning at a point on Trunk Highway No. 33 at its junction with Interstate
2.28Highway marked I-35 southerly of Cloquet, thence northerly along Trunk Highway No.
2.2933 to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 53.
2.30    (c) The commissioner of transportation shall:
2.31    (1) adopt a suitable marking design of signs or informational plaques;
2.32    (2) effect the installation of such signs or plaques in public waysides or other public
2.33areas as approved and designated by the commissioner.

2.34    Sec. 3. Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 161.14, is amended by adding a subdivision
2.35to read:
3.1    Subd. 62. Speaker Irvin N. Anderson Memorial Highway. That portion of Route
3.2No. 11 known as Trunk Highway 53 on the effective date of this section, from the junction
3.3of the northern city limits of Virginia to the intersection with marked Trunk Highway 11 in
3.4the city of International Falls, is designated the "Speaker Irvin N. Anderson Memorial
3.5Highway." The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable design to mark this
3.6highway and erect suitable signs, subject to section 161.139.