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Act 231 of 1987

247.912 Widening projects; designation and selection by task forces; failure to submit qualified projects; proposing project result evaluation criteria; annual report; administration of projects.

Sec. 12.

(1) The urban task force which represents the majority of the communities in the urban area of each county shall select and designate for eligibility projects for funding under section 11(3)(c) within their respective allocations. One nonvoting member of each task force shall be a designee of and represent the administrator. In the case of widening projects only, the task forces shall designate projects for eligibility as follows:

(a) Projects shall be eligible for federal aid.

(b) Projects shall consist of adding travel lanes, left turn lanes, and intersectional improvements to roads with 2 travel lanes carrying more than 10,000 vehicles per day or roads with more than 2 travel lanes carrying more than 25,000 vehicles per day in accordance with traffic counts done on or before April 1, 1993.

(2) Projects funded under section 11(4) shall be consistent with the provisions of section 10 of Act No. 51 of the Public Acts of 1951, being section 247.660 of the Michigan Compiled Laws.

(3) If any task force fails to submit sufficient qualified projects to obligate its allocation by July 1 of any fiscal year, those funds shall be made available to the remaining urban task forces in the same proportion as the original allocation.

(4) The individual urban task forces shall propose project result evaluation criteria for all projects to the administrator and the commission for review and comment.

(5) The urban task forces shall report to the administrator on an annual basis the status of all projects selected for funding.

(6) The programs and projects authorized in section 11(3)(c) shall be administered in a similar manner as current federal aid projects and in accordance with the adopted policies of the commission.

History: 1987, Act 231, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1987 ;-- Am. 1989, Act 218, Imd. Eff. Dec. 1, 1989 ;-- Am. 1991, Act 188, Imd. Eff. Dec. 27, 1991 ;-- Am. 1993, Act 149, Imd. Eff. Aug. 19, 1993