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160.28 Plans for public travel facilities.

Subdivision 1. Rest areas; tourist information centers; weigh stations. Any other law to the contrary notwithstanding, the commissioner of transportation is hereby authorized to cause to be prepared plans and specifications and detailed designs for the construction of buildings and facilities for rest areas, tourist information centers in combination with rest areas, and weigh stations when the commissioner deems these buildings and facilities to be necessary in the interest of safety and convenient public travel on highways.

Subd. 2. Vending machines. Any other law to the contrary notwithstanding, the commissioner may contract for or authorize the placement of vending machines dispensing food, nonalcoholic beverages, or milk in rest areas, tourist information centers, and weigh stations on marked interstate highways and primary trunk highways. The commissioner shall only place vending machines operated under United States Code, title 20, sections 107 to 107e and as provided in section 248.07.

HIST: 1967 c 167 s 1; 1976 c 166 s 7; 1984 c 417 s 4; 1988 c 570 s 1

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