A county proposing a project that requires removal of the entire surface of a county state-aid highway that is a natural preservation route shall send to owners of property abutting the highway a written notice that describes the project. In addition, the county shall hold a public meeting to discuss design and construction alternatives. Before project approval, the county highway engineer shall provide evidence to the state aid engineer that the concerns raised at the public meeting have been addressed or incorporated into the project. Spot maintenance projects, such as culvert replacements or subgrade corrections, do not require notice.
18 SR 32; 20 SR 1041
October 15, 2007