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Chapter 161

Section 161.14

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161.14 Names and designations of certain highways.

Subdivision 1. Capitol Highway. The following route between the city of St. Paul and the south boundary of the state of Minnesota is hereby named and designated "The Capitol Highway:"

Beginning at the intersection of University Avenue and highway No. 62 in Anoka County, thence southerly along University Avenue through Minneapolis, and thence southerly along University Avenue and Robert Street through St. Paul, thence southerly along South Robert Street through West St. Paul, to a point at or near the northeast quarter-corner of section 19, township 27, range 22, thence southeasterly and southerly to a point at or near the southeast corner of section 35, township 113, range 19, thence southerly traversing in part the line between Rice and Goodhue counties, to trunk highway No. 21, thence southeasterly on such highway to trunk highway No. 56, thence southerly on trunk highway No. 56 through Dodge Center to Constitutional Route No. 9, now marked trunk highway No. 16, thence east on Constitutional Route No. 9, now marked trunk highway No. 16, to the northeast corner of section 2, township 102, range 17, thence in a southerly direction along county state-aid highway No. 19 to the junction of statutory route No. 81, now marked trunk highway No. 56, thence southeasterly along statutory route No. 81, now marked trunk highway No. 56, to the junction of county state-aid highway No. 12, thence southerly along county state-aid highway No. 12 to a point on the Iowa state line near the south quarter line of section 34, township 101, range 14.

Subd. 2. Colvill Memorial Highway. The following described highway shall be known as "The Colvill Memorial Highway:"

Beginning at Gaylord and running thence in an easterly direction through Lonsdale, Northfield and Cannon Falls, terminating at the city of Red Wing.

Subd. 3. Floyd B. Olson Memorial Highway. The following described highway shall be known as the "Floyd B. Olson Memorial Highway:"

Route No. 55, when permanently established, shall thereafter be known as the "Floyd B. Olson Memorial Highway" in addition to its statutory number.

Subd. 4. Theodore Christianson Drive. The following route in the vicinity of Dawson is named and designated "The Theodore Christianson Memorial Drive" in memory of the late Governor Theodore Christianson of Dawson, Minnesota, to-wit:

Beginning at a point on Constitutional Route No. 26, now marked trunk highway No. 12, at its intersection with Constitutional Route No. 66, now marked trunk highway No. 119, northerly of Appleton; thence extending in a southerly direction along Constitutional Route No. 66 to its intersection with Statutory Route No. 144, now marked trunk highway No. 119, at or near the south corporate limits of Appleton; thence extending southwesterly and southerly along said Statutory Route No. 144 to a point approximately six miles east of Madison; thence continuing southerly along present county state-aid highway No. 25 to its intersection with Constitutional Route No. 12, now marked trunk highway No. 212, at or near the westerly limits of Dawson; thence easterly along Constitutional Route No. 12 to its intersection with present county state-aid highway No. 23 in Dawson; thence continuing southerly along present county state-aid highways No. 23 and No. 11 to a point on Constitutional Route No. 48, now marked trunk highway No. 67.

Beginning at a point near the present junction of state trunk highway No. 40 and county state-aid highway No. 13 in Lac qui Parle County; thence extending in a general easterly direction along Statutory Route No. 276, now marked trunk highway No. 40 and county state-aid highway No. 20 in said county to a point at or near the city of Lac qui Parle; thence continuing in a general easterly and northerly direction to county state-aid highway No. 33; thence continuing easterly across the Minnesota River and Dam to its intersection with state trunk highway No. 59; thence extending in a general easterly direction along state trunk highway No. 59 to the junction of state trunk highway No. 7 in the city of Montevideo; thence extending in a general easterly direction on state trunk highway No. 7 to a point at or near the city of Minneapolis and there terminating.

Subd. 5. P. H. McGarry Memorial Drive. That portion of Constitutional Route No. 19, known as trunk highway No. 371, in Cass County from its south junction of Constitutional Route No. 34 to Walker is hereby named and designated as the "P. H. McGarry Memorial Drive."

Subd. 6. Veterans' Evergreen Memorial Drive. (a) That portion of road No. 185, known as trunk highway No. 23 in St. Louis, Pine and Carlton counties, is hereby named and designated "Veterans' Evergreen Memorial Drive" in memory of veterans of St. Louis, Pine, and Carlton counties.

(b) The commissioner shall install a bronze plaque with an inscription to read, "In grateful memory of all men and women from Carlton, Pine, and St. Louis Counties who served in World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and all future conflicts."

Subd. 7. Prohibition of advertisements. No advertisement or sign shall be displayed within a distance of 300 feet from the center of the traveled part of the Evergreen Memorial Drive, but this provision shall not apply within a municipality nor to any sign erected by public authority for the regulation of traffic nor to any advertisement or sign upon the wall of a building in which the goods advertised are offered for sale or the business advertised is conducted.

Subd. 8. Commissioner may remove advertisements. The commissioner shall remove or cause to be removed any advertisement or sign prohibited under this section.

Subd. 9. Yellowstone Trail. The highway now marked and known as Trunk Highway No. 212 from the Wisconsin state line to the South Dakota state line is hereby named and designated as the "Yellowstone Trail," and the commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable marking design with which the commissioner shall mark or blaze said highway to carry out the purposes of this subdivision.

Subd. 10. Sioux Trail. The following route is named and designated the "Sioux Trail:"

Beginning at a point in Mendota at or near the Mendota Bridge over the Mississippi River; thence extending southwesterly along Legislative Route No. 117 to its junction with Legislative Route No. 187; thence extending westerly along Legislative Route No. 187 to its junction with Constitutional Route No. 5 in Shakopee; thence extending southwesterly along Constitutional Route No. 5 to Mankato; thence extending southwesterly along Constitutional Route No. 5 to its junction with Legislative Route No. 83; thence extending northwesterly along Legislative Route No. 83 to its junction with Constitutional Route No. 15; thence extending northerly along Constitutional Route No. 15 across the Minnesota River to its junction with Nicollet County State-Aid Highway No. 21; thence extending northwesterly along Nicollet County State-Aid Highway No. 21 to Nicollet County State-Aid Highway No. 29 near Fort Ridgely State Memorial Park; thence extending northwesterly along Nicollet County State-Aid Highway No. 29 to Renville County State-Aid Highway No. 5 at the Renville County line; thence extending northwesterly along Renville County State-Aid Highway No. 5 to Renville County Highway No. 51 at or near Franklin; thence extending northwesterly along Renville County Highway No. 51 to Constitutional Route No. 14 easterly of Morton; thence extending along Constitutional Route No. 14 to its junction with Constitutional Route No. 4 at Morton; thence extending northwesterly along Constitutional Route No. 4 at its junction with Renville County State-Aid Highway No. 15; thence extending northwesterly along Renville County State-Aid Highway No. 15 to its junction with Renville County State-Aid Highway No. 10; thence extending northerly along Renville County State-Aid Highway No. 10 to its junction with Renville County Highway No. 52; thence extending along Renville County Highway No. 52 to Chippewa County Highway No. 40 at the Chippewa County line; thence extending northwesterly along Chippewa County Highway No. 40 to its junction with Constitutional Route No. 12 at Granite Falls; thence extending northwesterly along Constitutional Route No. 12 to its junction with Constitutional Route No. 66 at Montevideo; thence extending northwesterly along Constitutional Route No. 66 to its junction with Legislative Route No. 147 at or near Appleton; thence extending northwesterly along Legislative Route No. 147 to it junction with Constitutional Route No. 6; thence extending northwesterly along Constitutional Route No. 6 to Ortonville.

The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable marking design with which the commissioner shall mark or blaze the specified portions of the trunk highway routes heretofore described over which the Sioux Trail is located, and the counties of Nicollet, Renville, and Chippewa shall mark or blaze their respective highways heretofore described with the same marking design adopted by the commissioner of transportation.

Subd. 11. Arthur V. Rohweder Highway. That portion of Constitutional Route No. 1, known as Trunk Highway No. 61, from Lester Park in Duluth to Two Harbors, as the same is relocated and to be constructed on new alignment, is hereby named and designated as the "Arthur V. Rohweder Memorial Highway."

Subd. 12. Hiawatha Pioneer Trail. (1) The following route is named and designated the "Hiawatha Pioneer Trail":

Beginning at Trunk Highway No. 61 on the boundary line between the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin; thence northwesterly on Trunk Highway No. 61 to junction with Trunk Highway No. 12 in St. Paul; thence westerly and southwesterly on Trunk Highways No. 12 and No. 5 to Fort Snelling; thence southwesterly on Trunk Highway No. 3 to Faribault; thence westerly on Trunk Highway No. 99 to St. Peter; thence southerly on Trunk Highway No. 22 to Mankato; thence westerly on Trunk Highway No. 68 to Sleepy Eye; thence northerly on Trunk Highway No. 4 to Fairfax; thence westerly on Trunk Highway No. 19 to junction with Trunk Highway No. 67; thence northerly on Trunk Highway No. 67 to Granite Falls; thence southwesterly on Trunk Highway No. 23 to junction with Trunk Highway No. 14; thence westerly on Trunk Highway No. 14 to Lake Benton; thence southerly on Trunk Highway No. 75 to Pipestone; thence easterly on Trunk Highway No. 30 to Slayton; thence southerly on Trunk Highway No. 59 to Worthington; thence easterly on Trunk Highway No. 16 to Jackson; thence southerly on Trunk Highway No. 71 to the boundary line between the states of Minnesota and Iowa.

(2) The route of the "Hiawatha Pioneer Trail" designated in clause (1) of this subdivision is the main route of the trail. The following routes are named and designated as the alternate southern route and the alternate northern route of the "Hiawatha Pioneer Trail."

The alternate southern route is described as follows:

Commencing at the junction of Trunk Highway No. 61, on the main route, and Trunk Highway No. 14, north and west of Winona, thence westerly on Trunk Highway No. 14 to Owatonna; thence northerly on Trunk Highway No. 3 to Faribault, and connecting to the main route.

The alternate northern route is described as follows:

Commencing at the junction of Trunk Highway No. 12, on the main route, and Trunk Highway No. 10 in the city of St. Paul; thence northerly on Trunk Highway No. 10 to Little Falls, to junction Trunk Highway No. 371; thence northerly on Trunk Highway No. 371 to Brainerd and junction with Trunk Highway No. 18; thence easterly on Trunk Highway No. 18 to Garrison and junction with Trunk Highway No. 169; thence southerly on Trunk Highway No. 169 to junction with Trunk Highway No. 65; thence northerly on Trunk Highway No. 65 to Jacobsen, and junction with Trunk Highway No. 34; thence easterly on Trunk Highway No. 34 to junction with Trunk Highway No. 2; thence easterly and southerly on Trunk Highway No. 2 to Duluth and junction with Trunk Highway No. 23; thence southerly and westerly on Trunk Highway No. 23 to Sandstone and junction of Trunk Highway No. 61, thence southerly on Trunk Highway No. 61 to North Branch and junction with Trunk Highway No. 95; thence easterly and southerly on Trunk Highway No. 95 to Stillwater and junction with Trunk Highway No. 212; thence southerly and westerly to Trunk Highway No. 12 on the main route in the city of St. Paul.

(3) The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable marking design with which the commissioner shall mark or blaze the highways heretofore described over which the "Hiawatha Pioneer Trail" is located.

Subd. 12a. Hiawatha Pioneer Trail; alternate route. The following route is designated as an alternate route of the "Hiawatha Pioneer Trail":

Commencing at the junction of Trunk Highway No. 61, on the main route, and Trunk Highway No. 58, at Red Wing, thence southwesterly on Trunk Highway No. 58, to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 52, at Zumbrota. The commissioner shall mark the route as provided in subdivision 12.

Subd. 13. Blue Star Memorial Highway. Trunk Highway Routes Numbered 390, 392, 394, and 395, as described in section 161.12, are hereby named and designated as the "Blue Star Memorial Highway."

Subject to the approval of the commissioner of transportation, the Blue Star Memorial marker may be placed in roadside rest areas, waysides, or parking areas within the right-of-way of the routes described in the first paragraph of this subdivision.

Subd. 14. John A. Johnson Memorial Highway. That portion of trunk highway marked No. 5 commencing in the city of St. Paul, to interstate highway marked No. 494, and that portion of trunk highway marked No. 169 from the intersection of interstate highway marked No. 494 to the city of St. Peter is hereby named and designated as the "John A. Johnson Memorial Highway."

Subd. 15. Glacial Ridge Trail. The following route is named and designated the "Glacial Ridge Trail":

Beginning at the junction of Trunk Highway No. 71, at its intersection with Trunk Highway No. 12, in Willmar; thence extending north and northeasterly along Trunk Highway No. 71 to its intersection with Kandiyohi County Highway No. 90; thence extending east along said Highway No. 90 to its junction with Kandiyohi County State Aid Highway (SAH) No. 9; thence extending north and northeasterly along said Highway No. 9 to its junction with Kandiyohi SAH No. 26; thence extending east along said Highway No. 26 to its junction with Kandiyohi SAH No. 8; thence extending north along said Highway No. 8 to its junction with Kandiyohi SAH No. 10, south of Green Lake; thence northerly along said Highway No. 10 to its junction with Kandiyohi SAH No. 30 in Spicer; thence extending northerly and easterly along said Highway No. 30 to its junction with Kandiyohi County SAH No. 2; thence extending northerly on said Highway No. 2 to a highway easterly of Long Lake and on the north side of Irving Township; thence westerly and southerly on the township road through Sections 4 and 5 of Irving Township to Kandiyohi County Highway No. 103 to its junction with a township road running south through Sections 6, 7, and 18 of Irving Township to its junction with Kandiyohi SAH No. 40; thence west on said Highway No. 40, across Trunk Highway No. 23 to the junction of SAH No. 40 and SAH No. 9 in the City of New London; thence via city streets to Trunk Highway No. 9 in New London; thence extending westerly on said Highway No. 9, to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 71; thence southerly on said Highway No. 71 to Kandiyohi County SAH No. 48; thence westerly through Sibley State Park and northerly, across Trunk Highway No. 9, to Colfax Township road running westerly through Sections 27, 22, 21, 20, and 19, of said township, and Section 24 of Norway Lake Township to Kandiyohi County Road No. 1, thence north to the township road on the south side of Sections 13 and 14 of Norway Lake Township to Kandiyohi County Road No. 115 to its junction with Kandiyohi County SAH No. 36 and west on said Highway No. 36 to a Norway Lake Township Road running northerly through Section No. 5 to the Pope County line and there joining a township road in Section 32 of Lake Johanna Township; thence northerly and westerly through Sections 32 and 31 to Trunk Highway No. 104; thence northerly on said Highway No. 104 to a township road; running westerly through Sections 24 and 23 of Gilchrist Township to Pope County Highway No. 84; thence westerly on said Highway No. 84 to the west side of Section No. 15; thence northerly and westerly on a township road through Sections 16 and 17 to Pope County SAH No. 8; thence north on said Highway No. 8, in Section No. 8, to a township road; thence in a general northwesterly direction on township roads to Trunk Highway No. 104.

And beginning in the Community of Terrace, in Section No. 33 of Chippewa Falls Township, Pope County, Minnesota; thence northwesterly on Pope County SAH No. 21 to a township road; thence westerly on said township road to Trunk Highway No. 104; thence along said Highway No. 104 in a westerly and northerly direction to Pope County SAH No. 18; thence westerly on said Highway No. 18 to Pope County SAH No. 17; thence northerly on said Highway No. 17 to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 104; thence northerly to Trunk Highway No. 28 in Glenwood; thence easterly on said Highway No. 28 to its junction with Pope County SAH No. 25; thence northerly and easterly to the City of Villard; thence to Trunk Highway No. 28 and easterly to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 71; thence northerly on said Highway No. 71 to the city of Sauk Centre.

And beginning in the City of Villard on Pope County SAH No. 28; thence westerly on said SAH No. 28 to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 29.

And beginning at the south limits of the City of Alexandria on Trunk Highway No. 29; thence southerly to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 55; thence southeasterly to 14th Avenue Northeast and the adjacent Mount Lookout Rest Area in the City of Glenwood; thence westerly on said 14th Avenue NE to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 29; thence southerly on said Highway No. 29 to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 104 in the City of Glenwood.

And beginning in the City of Glenwood at the junction of Trunk Highway No. 104 and Lakeshore Drive; thence westerly on Lakeshore Drive into the City of Long Beach to Golf Course Road; thence on Golf Course Road to Trunk Highway No. 29; thence on said Highway No. 29 to Pope County SAH No. 24; thence westerly on said SAH No. 24 to the Pelican Lake Road; thence southerly on said road to Trunk Highway No. 29; thence southerly and westerly on said Highway No. 29 through the City of Starbuck to Pope County SAH No. 41; thence southerly on said SAH No. 41 to Glacial Lakes State Park.

And beginning on Pope County SAH No. 41 at its junction with Pope County Highway No. 74; thence easterly on said County Highway No. 74 to its junction with Pope County SAH No. 13; thence southerly on said SAH No. 13 to its junction with a township road on the north side of Section 5 of Rolling Forks Township; thence easterly on said township road through Sections 5, 4, and 3 of Rolling Forks Township; said road continuing as the township road through Sections 34, 35, and 36 of Barsness Township to its junction with Pope County SAH No. 19.

And beginning at the junction of Trunk Highway 104 and Pope County SAH No. 19; thence southerly on said SAH No. 19 to the Swift County line where it becomes Swift County SAH No. 25; thence on said SAH No. 25 to the Swift Falls Community Park.

And beginning at the junction of Swift County SAH No. 25 and Swift County Highway No. 87; thence southerly and easterly on said Highway No. 87 to its junction with a township road in Section 12 of Camp Lake Township; thence easterly and northerly on township roads through Sections 12 and 1 of Camp Lake Township to a junction with a township road in Section No. 6 of Kerkhoven Township; thence easterly and southerly on township roads through Sections No. 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, and 11 to its junction with Swift SAH No. 28; thence easterly on said SAH No. 28 to its junction with Swift County Highway No. 95; thence southerly on said Highway No. 95 through Monson Lake Memorial Park to its junction with Swift County SAH No. 18; thence easterly on said SAH No. 18 to the Kandiyohi County line where it becomes Kandiyohi County SAH No. 40; thence on said SAH No. 40 to Trunk Highway No. 104.

And beginning at the junction of Kandiyohi County SAH No. 36 and a township road in Section No. 8 of Norway Lake Township; thence southerly on said SAH No. 36 to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 9; thence on said Highway No. 9 to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 104; thence south on said Highway No. 104, through the City of Sunburg to the junction of said Highway No. 104 and Kandiyohi County SAH No. 40; thence easterly on said SAH No. 40 to its junction with Kandiyohi SAH No. 5.

And beginning at the junction of Kandiyohi County SAH's No. 48 and 38; thence southerly on said SAH No. 38 to Kandiyohi County SAH No. 40; thence westerly on said SAH No. 40 to its junction with Kandiyohi SAH No. 5; thence southerly on said SAH No. 5 to its junction with a township road in Section No. 9 of Dovre Township; thence easterly on said township road through Sections No. 9, 10, and 11 to its intersection with Kandiyohi County SAH No. 27; thence easterly on said SAH No. 27 to its junction with a township road in Section No. 13 of Dovre Township; thence on said township road through Sections No. 13, 14, 23, 25, and 36 of Dovre Township to its junction with Trunk Highway No. 71.

The respective road authorities of the highways over which the route described in this subdivision is located shall place and maintain the "Glacial Ridge Trail" emblem, an arrowhead design with red, black, and white colors, on the highways under their jurisdiction to adequately mark the highways as "Glacial Ridge Trail".

The state transportation department shall make sufficient additional markers to enable the counties to mark those portions of the trail not maintained by the state.

Subd. 16. Eisenhower Memorial Bridge. The bridge over the Mississippi river at the city of Red Wing, being part of legislative route No. 161, is hereby named and designated the "Eisenhower Memorial Bridge." Any plaques or signs memorializing this bridge should be furnished by other than the Minnesota department of transportation and approved by the commissioner of transportation.

Subd. 17. Hiawatha-Appleblossom Scenic Drive.

(1) The following described route is named and designated the "Hiawatha-Appleblossom Scenic Drive."

Beginning at a point in LaCrescent on Houston county state aid highway No. 29; thence extending northerly along Houston county state aid highway No. 29 to the Winona county line; thence extending northerly and westerly along Winona county state aid highway No. 1 to its junction with Winona county state aid highway No. 12; thence easterly along Winona county state aid highway No. 12 to its intersection with trunk highway marked No. 61 in Dakota and there terminating. Also from the junction of Winona county state aid highway No. 1 and Winona county state aid highway No. 12; thence westerly and northerly along Winona county state aid highway No. 12 to its intersection with Winona county state aid highway No. 3; thence easterly and northerly along Winona county state aid highway No. 3 to its intersection with trunk highway marked No. 61 and there terminating.

(2) The respective road authorities having jurisdiction of the highways over which the route described in clause (1) is located shall adopt and place suitable marking signs on their respective highways to adequately mark the route as "Hiawatha-Appleblossom Scenic Drive."

Subd. 18. Voyageur Highway. The following route is named and designated the "Voyageur Highway":

(a) Beginning at a point on trunk highway No. 26 on the boundary line between the states of Minnesota and Iowa; thence northerly along trunk highway No. 26 to its junction with trunk highway No. 61; thence northwesterly along trunk highway No. 61 to its junction with trunk highway No. 10 in the city of St. Paul; thence extending in a general northwesterly direction along trunk highway No. 10 to its junction with trunk highway No. 371 at Little Falls; thence extending in a general northerly direction along trunk highway No. 371 to its junction with trunk highway No. 210 at Brainerd; thence northeasterly along trunk highway No. 210 to its junction with trunk highway No. 169 at Aitkin; thence in a general northerly direction along trunk highway No. 169 to its junction with trunk highway No. 2 at Grand Rapids; thence northwesterly along trunk highway No. 2 to its junction with trunk highway No. 71 at Bemidji; thence northeasterly along trunk highway No. 71 to its junction with trunk highway No. 11 at Pelland; thence northeasterly along trunk highway No. 11 to its junction with trunk highway No. 53 at International Falls; thence southeasterly along trunk highway No. 53 to its junction with trunk highway No. 61 at Duluth; thence northeasterly along trunk highway No. 61 to the boundary line between the state of Minnesota and the province of Ontario, Canada.

(b) The route of the Voyageur highway designated and described in clause (a) is supplemented by legs or alternative routes described as follows:

Beginning at a point on trunk highway No. 1 at its junction with trunk highway No. 61 northerly of Silver Bay; thence northwesterly along trunk highway No. 1 to Ely; thence southwesterly along trunk highway No. 1 to its junction with trunk highway No. 169; thence southerly and westerly along trunk highway No. 169 to its junction with trunk highway No. 53, and there terminating.

Beginning at a point on trunk highway No. 11 at its junction with trunk highway No. 53 at International Falls; thence easterly along trunk highway No. 11 to its easterly terminus near Island View.

Beginning at a point on trunk highway No. 33 at its junction with interstate highway marked I-35 southerly of Cloquet, thence northerly along trunk highway No. 33 to its junction with trunk highway No. 53.

(c) The commissioner of transportation shall

(1) adopt a suitable marking design of signs or informational plaques.

(2) effect the installation of such signs or plaques in public waysides or other public areas as approved and designated by the commissioner.

Subd. 19. Viking Trail. The following route is named and designated the "Viking Trail":

(a) Beginning on Clay County State Aid Highway (SAH) No. 36 on the boundary line between the states of Minnesota and North Dakota; thence easterly on said SAH No. 36 to Clay County Highway No. 100; thence southerly through the city of Georgetown to U.S. Trunk Highway No. 75; thence southerly on said Trunk Highway to its intersection with U.S. Trunk Highway No. 10; thence easterly on said Trunk Highway No. 10 to its junction with Becker County SAH No. 5; thence southerly on said SAH No. 5 to Becker County SAH No. 6; thence easterly on said SAH No. 6 to Becker County SAH No. 11; thence southerly on said SAH No. 11 to Becker County SAH No. 5; thence southerly on said SAH No. 5 to the Otter Tail County line where the highway becomes Otter Tail County SAH No. 9; thence southerly on said SAH No. 9 to Otter Tail County SAH No. 20; thence easterly on said SAH No. 20 to Otter Tail County SAH No. 31; thence southerly on said SAH No. 31, across U.S. Trunk Highway No. 59, to the junction of said SAH No. 31 and Otter Tail County SAH No. 4; thence westerly on said SAH No. 4 to its junction with U.S. Trunk Highway No 59; thence southerly on said Trunk Highway No. 59 through the cities of Pelican Rapids, Erhard, and Elizabeth to its junction with Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 52; thence west on said Trunk Highway No. 52 to its junction with Otter Tail County Highway No. 116; thence southerly on said County Highway No. 116 to its junction with Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 210; thence easterly on said Trunk Highway No. 210 through the cities of Fergus Falls and Underwood to its junction with Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 78; thence northerly on said Trunk Highway No. 78 to its junction with Otter Tail County SAH No. 83 in the City of Battle Lake; thence westerly on said SAH No. 83 to its junction with Otter Tail County Highway No. 122; thence westerly on said County Highway No. 122 to its junction with Otter Tail County SAH No. 35 in the City of Underwood; thence southerly, across Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 210, through the City of Dalton and across Interstate Highway No. 94 to the junction of said SAH No. 35 with U.S. Trunk Highway No. 59; thence southerly on said Trunk Highway No. 59 into Grant County to its junction with Grant County Highway No. 50; thence easterly on said County Highway No. 50 to its junction with Grant County SAH No. 4; thence easterly on said SAH No. 4 to its junction with Grant County SAH No. 21; thence southerly on said SAH No. 21 to its junction with Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 79.

Beginning in the City of Elbow Lake on Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 79; thence easterly on said Trunk Highway No. 79 to its junction with Grant County SAH No. 21; thence southerly on said SAH No. 21 to Grant County Highway No. 36; thence easterly on said County Highway No. 36 to its junction with Grant County SAH No. 10; thence southerly on said SAH No. 10 to its junction with Grant County SAH No. 2.

Beginning in the City of Barrett on Grant County SAH No. 2; thence easterly on said SAH No. 2 to its junction with Grant County SAH No. 5; thence southerly on said SAH No. 5 through the City of Hoffman to Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 55; thence southeasterly on said Trunk Highway No. 55 to its junction with Douglas County SAH No. 1 in the City of Kensington; thence northerly on said SAH No. 1 to the Solem Township road on the south side of Section 15 of Solem township (T. 127 N., R. 40 W.); thence easterly and northeasterly on Solem Township roads through Sections 15, 14, and 11 to their junction with Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 27; thence easterly on said Trunk Highway No. 27 to its junction with Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 114; thence northerly on said Trunk Highway No. 114, under Interstate Highway No. 94, to the junction of said Trunk Highway No. 114 with Douglas County SAH No. 8; thence easterly on said SAH No. 8 to its junction with Douglas County SAH No. 82; thence southerly and easterly on said SAH No. 82 to its junction with Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 29 in the City of Alexandria; thence northerly on said Trunk Highway No. 29 to its junction with Douglas County SAH No. 42 in the City of Alexandria; thence northerly on said SAH No. 42 to its junction with Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 29; thence easterly across said Trunk Highway No. 29 to Douglas County SAH No. 13 and continuing easterly on said SAH No. 13 through the City of Carlos to the junction of said SAH No. 13 with Douglas County SAH No. 3 in the community known as Belle River; thence easterly on said SAH No. 3 to the Belle River Township Road in Section 14 of Belle River Township (T. 129 N., R. 36 W.); thence easterly on said township Road through Sections 14 and 13 of Belle River Township to the Douglas-Todd County Line, where it becomes a Leslie Township Road in Section No. 18 of Leslie Township (T. 129 N. R. 35 W.); thence easterly on said Leslie Township Road through Sections No. 18 and 17 to the Todd County SAH No. 1; thence southerly on said SAH No. 1 to its junction with Todd County SAH No. 36; thence easterly on said SAH No. 36 to its junction with Leslie township Road in Section No. 22 of said Leslie Township; thence southerly on said Township Road through Sections No. 22, 27, and 28 of said Leslie Township to Todd County SAH No. 10; thence easterly on said SAH No. 10 to its junction with Todd County SAH No. 37; thence southerly on said SAH No. 37 to its junction with Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 27; thence southerly on said Trunk Highway No. 27 to the City of Osakis.

Beginning at the junction of Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 27 and Todd County SAH No. 4; thence easterly on said SAH No. 4 to its junction with Todd County SAH No. 11; thence southerly on said SAH No. 11 to its junction with Todd County Highway No. 96; thence easterly on said County Highway No. 96 to its junction with Todd County SAH No. 50 at the community of Little Sauk; thence southerly on said SAH No. 50 to its junction with U. S. Trunk Highway No. 71; thence southerly on said Trunk Highway No. 71 to its junction with Todd County SAH No. 2; thence easterly on said SAH No. 2 to its junctions with Todd County SAH No. 15; thence southerly on said SAH No. 15 to the Todd-Stearns County line and its junction with Stearns County SAH No. 24; thence southerly on said SAH No. 24 to Minnesota Trunk Highway No. 28; thence southwesterly on said Trunk Highway No. 28 to its junction with U.S. Trunk Highway No. 71; thence southerly on said Trunk Highway No. 71 through the City of Sauk Centre to its junction with the Interstate Highway No. 94 and there terminating.

(b) The respective road authorities, of the highways over which the route described in this subdivision is located, may erect and maintain the "Viking Trail" emblem on the highways under their jurisdiction to adequately mark the route as the "Viking Trail". The commissioner of transportation shall approve an emblem which shall consist of the lettering "Viking Trail" with the bow section of a Viking ship on a body of water; the colors being blue on white.

Subd. 20. Veterans Memorial Bridge. The bridge over the Minnesota River between the cities of Mankato and North Mankato, being a part of legislative route No. 256, is named and designated the "Veterans Memorial Bridge." Plaques or signs memorializing this bridge must be furnished by other than the Minnesota department of transportation and approved by the commissioner.

Subd. 21. George Mann Memorial Highway. That segment of marked trunk highway No. 60 from Mankato to Brewster is named and designated the "George Mann Memorial Highway." The commissioner shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and shall erect the appropriate signs.

Subd. 22. Olof Hanson Drive. Legislative route No. 299, as described in section 161.115, is named and designated "Olof Hanson Drive." The commissioner shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and shall erect the appropriate signs.

Subd. 23. American Veterans Memorial Highway. Trunk highway No. 391, described in section 161.12 and marked as interstate highway I-90, is named and designated as the "American Veterans Memorial Highway." The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and shall erect appropriate signs.

Subd. 24. Moberg Trail. That portion of Constitutional Route No. 46, known as U.S. Route No. 8, that is located within Chisago county is named and designated "Moberg Trail." The commissioner shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and shall erect the appropriate signs.

Subd. 25. Paul Bunyan Expressway. That portion of trunk highway marked No. 371 from Little Falls to its intersection with trunk highway marked No. 2 in Cass Lake and that portion of trunk highway marked No. 2 from its intersection with trunk highway marked No. 371 in Cass Lake to Bemidji, is named and designated the "Paul Bunyan Expressway." The commissioner shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and shall erect the appropriate signs.

Subd. 26. Disabled American Veterans Highway. That portion of Constitutional Route No. 3, known as trunk highway No. 61, from the easterly limits of the city of St. Paul to the boundary line between the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin is designated the "Disabled American Veterans Highway." The roadside rest area on trunk highway No. 61 at Lake City is designated the disabled American veterans rest area. The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and rest area and shall erect the appropriate signs.

Subd. 27. B. E. Grottum Memorial Highway. That segment of Constitutional Route No. 4 from its intersection with marked county state-aid highway 34 in Jackson county to its intersection with North Highway in the city of Jackson, is designated the "B. E. Grottum Memorial Highway." The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and shall erect appropriate signs.

Subd. 28. Wally Nelson Highway. Legislative route No. 330, as described in section 161.115, is named and designated "Wally Nelson Highway." The commissioner shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and shall erect appropriate signs.

Subd. 29. Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Highway. Marked trunk highway No. 14, from its intersection with the Minnesota-South Dakota border easterly to its intersection with marked U.S. highway No. 63 in or near Rochester and then northerly and southerly along marked U.S. highway No. 63, as follows:

(1) northerly along marked U.S. highway No. 63 to its intersection with marked U.S. highway No. 61 in or near Lake City and then southeasterly along U.S. highway No. 61 to its intersection with marked trunk highway No. 60 in or near the city of Wabasha and then northeasterly along marked trunk highway No. 60 to its intersection with the Minnesota-Wisconsin border; and

(2) southerly along marked U.S. highway No. 63 to its intersection with marked trunk highway No. 16 and then easterly along marked trunk highway No. 16 to its intersection with marked U.S. highway No. 52 in or near the city of Preston and then southerly and easterly along marked U.S. highway No. 52 to the Minnesota-Iowa border,

is designated the "Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Highway."

Pursuant to section 161.139, the commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and shall erect appropriate signs. The people of the communities, having resolved to support and financially back the marking of these routes, shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and memorializing this highway.

Subd. 30. Minnesota Veterans Memorial Highway. Trunk highway marked No. 212 is designated the "Minnesota Veterans Memorial Highway." The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and shall erect the appropriate signs.

Subd. 31. Bridge of Hope. The bridge over the Mississippi River at or near St. Cloud, Minnesota, being a part of trunk highway marked No. 15, is named and designated the "Bridge of Hope." The commissioner shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark the bridge and shall provide and erect the appropriate signs or plaques. The people of the community, having resolved to support and financially back the marking of this bridge, shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and memorializing this bridge.

Subd. 32. Betty Adkins Bridge. The bridge over the Mississippi River in or near the city of Elk River connecting trunk highway marked No. 101 in Wright county with trunk highway marked No. 169 in Sherburne county is named and designated "Betty Adkins Bridge." The commissioner of transportation shall furnish and erect plaques or signs to mark and memorialize this bridge. The people of the community, having resolved to support and financially back the marking of this bridge, shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and memorializing this bridge.

Subd. 33. POW/MIA Memorial Highway. Trunk highway marked No. 169 from its intersection with trunk highway marked No. 10 in or near the city of Elk River to its intersection with state highway marked No. 18 in or near the city of Garrison and state highway marked No. 18 from its intersection with trunk highway marked No. 169 in or near Garrison to its intersection with trunk highway marked No. 371 in or near the city of Brainerd is designated the "POW/MIA Memorial Highway." The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and shall erect the appropriate signs. The people of the community, having resolved to support and financially back the marking of this highway, shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and memorializing this highway.

Subd. 34. Veterans Memorial Highway. Legislative route No. 131, marked as trunk highway No. 115, is designated the "Veterans Memorial Highway." The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and shall erect the appropriate signs. The people of the community, having resolved to support and financially back the marking of this highway, shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and memorializing this highway.

Subd. 35. Amish Buggy Byway. Marked trunk highway No. 52, from its intersection with marked trunk highway No. 44 near the city of Prosper to its intersection with marked trunk highway No. 16 east of the city of Preston, is designated the "Amish Buggy Byway." The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and shall erect the appropriate signs. The people of the community, having resolved to support and financially back the marking of this highway, shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and memorializing this highway.

Subd. 36. Czech Heritage Highway. That portion of trunk highway marked No. 13 between the city of New Prague and the city of Montgomery is designated the "Czech Heritage Highway" or another name reflecting the area's Czech heritage that is agreed on by the city councils of New Prague and Montgomery. The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and shall erect the appropriate signs. The people of the community, having resolved to support and financially back the marking of this highway, shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and memorializing this highway.

Subd. 37. Victory Drive. Marked trunk highway No. 22, from its intersection with marked trunk highways Nos. 14 and 60 in the city of Mankato to its intersection with marked trunk highway No. 30 in the city of Mapleton, is designated "Victory Drive." The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable design for marking this highway and shall erect appropriate signs at locations the commissioner determines. The people of the community, having resolved to support and financially back the marking of this highway, shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and memorializing this highway.

Subd. 38. Veterans Memorial Highway. Marked trunk highway No. 15, from its intersection with marked trunk highway No. 60 to its intersection with the Iowa border, is designated "Veterans Memorial Highway." The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable design for marking this highway and shall erect appropriate signs at locations the commissioner determines. The people of the community, having resolved to support and financially back the marking of this highway, shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and memorializing this highway.

Subd. 39. Dale Wayrynen Memorial Highway. That segment of marked trunk highway No. 210 located within Aitkin county is designated "Dale Wayrynen Memorial Highway." The commissioner of transportation shall erect appropriate signs after adopting a marking design for the signs, which suitably commemorates Dale Wayrynen, posthumous recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, for heroism displayed during the Vietnam War. The people of the community, having resolved to support and financially back the marking of this highway, shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and memorializing this highway.

Subd. 40. Augie Mueller Memorial Highway. Marked trunk highway No. 5 from its intersection with highway 101 in or near Chanhassen southwesterly to its intersection with marked trunk highway No. 19 in or near Gaylord is designated "Augie Mueller Memorial Highway." The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this highway and erect appropriate signs. The people of the community, having resolved to support and financially back the marking of this highway, shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and memorializing this highway.

Subd. 41. Don Rickers Memorial Highway. That segment of marked trunk highway No. 60 from Brewster to Worthington to the city of Brewster is designated "Don Rickers Memorial Highway." The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable design for marking this highway and shall erect appropriate signs at locations determined by the commissioner. The people of the community, having resolved to support and financially back the marking of this highway, shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and memorializing this highway.

Subd. 42. Ruby L. Hughes Boulevard. The north frontage road just off Olson Memorial Highway, from its intersection with Logan Avenue North and Morgan Avenue North in the city of Minneapolis, is designated "Ruby L. Hughes Boulevard" subject to section 161.139. The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a suitable marking design to mark this road and erect appropriate signs. The people of the community, having resolved to support and financially back the marking of this road, shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and memorializing this road.

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* NOTE: Subdivision 37 was also added by Laws 1996, chapter *426, section 1, to read as follows:

* "Subd. 37. Victory Drive. Marked trunk highway No. *22, from its intersection with marked trunk highways No. 14 and *60 in the city of Mankato to its intersection with marked trunk *highway No. 30 in the city of Mapleton, is designated "Victory *Drive." The commissioner of transportation shall adopt a *suitable design for marking this highway and shall erect *appropriate signs at each intersection of the highway with *another trunk highway or with a county highway or county *state-aid highway. The people of the community, having resolved *to support and financially back the marking of this highway, *shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and *memorializing this highway."

* NOTE: Subdivision 38 was also added by Laws 1996, chapter *426, section 2, to read as follows:

* "Subd. 38. Veterans Memorial Highway. Trunk highway *15, from its intersection with trunk highway 60 to its *intersection with the Iowa border is designated "Veterans *Memorial Highway." The commissioner of transportation shall *adopt a suitable design for marking this highway and shall erect *appropriate signs at each intersection of the highway with *another trunk highway or with a county highway or county *state-aid highway. The people of the community, having resolved *to support and financially back the marking of this highway, *shall reimburse the department for costs incurred in marking and *memorializing this highway."