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27:7A-1.     Definitions
     a.   As used in this act:

  

    "Limited access highway" means a highway especially designed for through traffic over which abutters have no easement or right of light, air or direct access, by reason of the fact that their property abuts upon such way;

    "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Transportation.

  

    b.   The definitions in this section shall not be construed as restricting the ability of the commissioner to provide for the design of any State highway or element thereof, according to design standards in conformity with accepted engineering practice as determined by the commissioner.

    c.   The term "freeway" or "parkway," as used in any law which went into effect before the effective date of P.L. 1989, c. 32 (C. 27:7-89 et seq.), which designates any State highway as a "freeway" or "parkway" shall be construed to mean a "limited access highway" as defined in subsection a. of this section.

    L. 1945, c. 83, s. 1; amended 1948,c.461,s.2, 1989, c. 32, s. 14.