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Authorization to construct or alter a driveway shall consist of a permit duly signed by the district engineer of the Minnesota Department of Transportation having responsibility for the maintenance and construction of the trunk highway in question. No driveway shall be constructed from or to a trunk highway until such permit has been obtained and supplemented by those permits that may be required by local governing authorities.

The commissioner of transportation may require the applicant, or their contractor, to furnish a deposit in the form of a cashier's check, certified check, a surety bond on corporate undertaking, in favor of the state of Minnesota, commissioner of transportation for any expense incurred by the state in the repairing of damage to any portion of the trunk highway right-of-way caused by work performed under a work permit or a permit for construction, including any out of the ordinary engineering supervision and inspection expense provided by the state. In those instances wherein a deposit is required, the amount of the deposit shall be specified in the special provisions of the permit. If a check is furnished, any moneys remaining over and above such expense shall be returned to the applicant.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 160.18

Published Electronically:

August 6, 2012

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