language to be deleted (2) new language
Laws of Minnesota 1989 CHAPTER 158-H.F.No. 242 An act relating to transportation; providing for strength, width, clearance, and safety standards for bridges; amending Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 165.03, subdivision 1. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 165.03, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1.
All bridges hereafterEach bridge, including a privately owned bridge, must conform to the strength, width, clearance, and safety standards imposed by the commissioner for the connecting highway or street. This subdivision applies to a bridge that is constructed after August 1, 1989, on any public highway or street , including streets within cities, shall be at least of sufficient strength to support with safety any vehicle with a weight of 20 tons on two axles with ten foot centers, with not to exceed three-fourths of the weight concentrated on one axle, when driven at a speed of not to exceed three miles an hour. The bridge must have sufficient strength to support with safety the maximum vehicle weights allowed under section 169.825, and must have the minimum width specified in section 165.04, subdivision 3. Presented to the governor May 18, 1989 Signed by the governor May 19, 1989, 9:02 p.m.