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SF 2314

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 03/25/2021 04:33pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to transportation; requiring an access and safety study of marked U.S.
Highway 10 in St. Cloud; appropriating money.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginIMPROVED ACCESS AND SAFETY STUDY; MARKED U.S. HIGHWAY
10 IN ST. CLOUD.
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new text begin (a) The commissioner of transportation must study options to improve access to and
safety on marked U.S. Highway 10 from 45th Avenue SE to 32nd Street SE in St. Cloud.
At a minimum, the study must:
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new text begin (1) evaluate options and costs for improving access and safety, including increasing or
improving the lighting at intersections, installation of traffic-control signals at intersections,
increasing the number or length of bypass lanes, increasing the number or length of
acceleration and deceleration lanes, and J-turns or other methods of reduced conflict
intersections; and
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new text begin (2) provide specific recommendations on how to best reduce high-speed collisions and
create improved access for slower moving vehicles entering marked U.S. Highway 10 and
cost estimates for each recommended improvement.
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new text begin (b) By January 31, 2022, the commissioner must transmit a copy of the study to the
chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over
transportation policy finance.
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Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATION.
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new text begin (a) $400,000 in fiscal year 2022 is appropriated from the trunk highway fund to the
commissioner of transportation for the purposes of the study required by section 1.
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new text begin (b) $600,000 in fiscal year 2022 is appropriated from the trunk highway fund to the
commissioner of transportation for a grant to the St. Cloud Area Planning Organization to
be used for projects in the transportation improvement program or the Regional Infrastructure
Investment Plan.
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