State of South Dakota
Senators Kooistra, Kloucek, and Nesselhuf and Representatives Boomgarden,
Jerke, Kroger, Putnam, Rave, and Schafer
FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to
revise the factors to be considered in designating the
state trunk highway system and to add a section of highway located in Turner County and
McCook County to the state trunk highway system consistent with such factors.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
be amended to read as follows:
The state trunk highway system shall be as designated by the Legislature in statute.
In designating the state trunk highway system, the Legislature shall consider
, but not be limited
the following primary factors:
Highways which are functionally classified as arterials as approved by the Federal
Highway Administration and which provide farm to market access;
Highways providing service to a state or federal recreational access area;
Highways providing service to a major unit-train loading facility, agricultural
processing plant, or other economic development activity that involves heavy
volumes of truck traffic;
The proximity of other state trunk highways and highways providing duplicating or
The cost of construction, maintenance, right-of-way, and the extent of needs on the
The traffic volumes and other traffic survey data; and
The desirability of providing an integrated system to serve interstate travel, county
seats, and cities of four hundred fifty population or greater.
existing highway segment may
be removed from the state trunk highway system
unless an agreement for transfer of maintenance responsibility has been executed by the
Department of Transportation and the local government unit to which the title and maintenance
responsibility would be transferred.
be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as
The state trunk highway system includes the following in Turner and McCook counties:
From a point, on State Highway 44 near the southwest corner of section eight, township
ninety-nine north, range fifty-four west, thence north through Marion for a distance of
approximately seven miles, thence west approximately one-quarter mile, and thence north to a
point on State Highway 42, near the northwest corner of section twenty-four, township one
hundred one north, range fifty-four west.