as introduced - 82nd Legislature (2001 - 2002) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am
|Introduction||Posted on 03/26/2001|
1.1 A bill for an act 1.2 relating to transportation; appropriating money for 1.3 the midwest regional rail initiative; requiring 1.4 preliminary engineering and environmental analysis 1.5 activities. 1.6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 1.7 Section 1. [MIDWEST REGIONAL RAIL INITIATIVE; 1.8 APPROPRIATION.] 1.9 $11,500,000 is appropriated from the general fund to the 1.10 commissioner of transportation to complete the preliminary 1.11 engineering and environmental analysis activities for the 1.12 130-mile section of the midwest regional rail corridor in 1.13 Minnesota. The work tasks must include, but are not limited to: 1.14 a corridor condition assessment; station development and 1.15 location; communications and signal systems evaluation; safety 1.16 and traffic analysis; drainage and hydraulics analysis; analysis 1.17 of land use and development issues; noise, water, and air 1.18 quality analysis; impacts on historic and archaeological sites; 1.19 and other potential impacts. 1.20 Sec. 2. [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 1.21 Section 1 is effective July 1, 2001.