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SUBCHAPTER B TURNPIKE EXTENSIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS Sec. 8911. Improvement and extension authorizations. 8912. Subsequent extension authorizations. 8913. Additional subsequent extension authorizations. 8914. Further subsequent authorizations. 8914.1. Security wall pilot project. 8915. Conversion to toll roads. 8915.1. Conversion of Interstate 80. 8915.2. Application to United States Department of Transportation. 8915.3. Lease of Interstate 80; related agreements. 8915.4. Initial payment. 8915.5. Other interstate highways. 8915.6. Deposit and distribution of funds. 8915.7. Impact on associated highways and local roads. 8916. Turnpike system. 8917. Financial plan. 8918. Failure to perform. § 8911. Improvement and extension authorizations. In order to facilitate vehicular traffic within and across this Commonwealth, the commission is hereby authorized and empowered to construct, operate and maintain turnpike extensions and turnpike improvements at such specific locations and according to such schedule as shall be deemed feasible and approved by the commission, together with connecting roads, storm water management systems, interchanges, slip ramps, tunnels and bridges, subject to the waiver of the Federal toll prohibition provisions where applicable, as follows: (1) Widen turnpike to six lanes between the Northeast Extension and the Delaware River Interchange. (2) Construct turnpike interchange with Interstate Route 95 in Bucks County. (3) Construct turnpike interchange with Interstate Route 476 in Montgomery County. (4) Construct turnpike interchange with Keyser Avenue in Lackawanna County. (5) Construct extensions to the existing turnpike from a point westerly of existing Interchange 2 extending northerly to a connection with the existing interchange between U.S. Route 422 and proposed State Route 60 in Lawrence County and extending southerly to a connection with existing State Route 60 in Beaver County at or near State Route 51. (6) Construct an extension to the turnpike from a point at or near Interchange 8 in Westmoreland County extending northerly to an interchange with State Route 66 northwest of Greensburg and continuing northerly to an interchange with U.S. Route 22 south of Delmont. (7) Construct an additional Lehigh Tunnel on the Northeast Extension of the turnpike. (8) Construct a private turnpike interchange directly connected to the New Cumberland Army Depot. The commission may commence construction of the private turnpike interchange notwithstanding the construction schedule established by this section. (9) Construct an interchange on the Northeast Extension with State Route 903 in Carbon County. The commission may commence construction of this interchange notwithstanding the construction schedule established by this section. (10) Other slip ramps and interchanges as the commission may determine. (July 18, 2007, P.L.169, No.44, eff. imd.) 2007 Amendment. Act 44 amended the intro. par. and added par. (10). Section 11.1 of Act 44 provided that Act 44 shall apply retroactively to July 1, 2007. Cross References. Section 8911 is referred to in sections 8913, 8914, 8915 of this title.

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Statutes > Pennsylvania > Title-75 > Chapter-89 > 8911

SUBCHAPTER B TURNPIKE EXTENSIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS Sec. 8911. Improvement and extension authorizations. 8912. Subsequent extension authorizations. 8913. Additional subsequent extension authorizations. 8914. Further subsequent authorizations. 8914.1. Security wall pilot project. 8915. Conversion to toll roads. 8915.1. Conversion of Interstate 80. 8915.2. Application to United States Department of Transportation. 8915.3. Lease of Interstate 80; related agreements. 8915.4. Initial payment. 8915.5. Other interstate highways. 8915.6. Deposit and distribution of funds. 8915.7. Impact on associated highways and local roads. 8916. Turnpike system. 8917. Financial plan. 8918. Failure to perform. § 8911. Improvement and extension authorizations. In order to facilitate vehicular traffic within and across this Commonwealth, the commission is hereby authorized and empowered to construct, operate and maintain turnpike extensions and turnpike improvements at such specific locations and according to such schedule as shall be deemed feasible and approved by the commission, together with connecting roads, storm water management systems, interchanges, slip ramps, tunnels and bridges, subject to the waiver of the Federal toll prohibition provisions where applicable, as follows: (1) Widen turnpike to six lanes between the Northeast Extension and the Delaware River Interchange. (2) Construct turnpike interchange with Interstate Route 95 in Bucks County. (3) Construct turnpike interchange with Interstate Route 476 in Montgomery County. (4) Construct turnpike interchange with Keyser Avenue in Lackawanna County. (5) Construct extensions to the existing turnpike from a point westerly of existing Interchange 2 extending northerly to a connection with the existing interchange between U.S. Route 422 and proposed State Route 60 in Lawrence County and extending southerly to a connection with existing State Route 60 in Beaver County at or near State Route 51. (6) Construct an extension to the turnpike from a point at or near Interchange 8 in Westmoreland County extending northerly to an interchange with State Route 66 northwest of Greensburg and continuing northerly to an interchange with U.S. Route 22 south of Delmont. (7) Construct an additional Lehigh Tunnel on the Northeast Extension of the turnpike. (8) Construct a private turnpike interchange directly connected to the New Cumberland Army Depot. The commission may commence construction of the private turnpike interchange notwithstanding the construction schedule established by this section. (9) Construct an interchange on the Northeast Extension with State Route 903 in Carbon County. The commission may commence construction of this interchange notwithstanding the construction schedule established by this section. (10) Other slip ramps and interchanges as the commission may determine. (July 18, 2007, P.L.169, No.44, eff. imd.) 2007 Amendment. Act 44 amended the intro. par. and added par. (10). Section 11.1 of Act 44 provided that Act 44 shall apply retroactively to July 1, 2007. Cross References. Section 8911 is referred to in sections 8913, 8914, 8915 of this title.

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Statutes > Pennsylvania > Title-75 > Chapter-89 > 8911

SUBCHAPTER B TURNPIKE EXTENSIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS Sec. 8911. Improvement and extension authorizations. 8912. Subsequent extension authorizations. 8913. Additional subsequent extension authorizations. 8914. Further subsequent authorizations. 8914.1. Security wall pilot project. 8915. Conversion to toll roads. 8915.1. Conversion of Interstate 80. 8915.2. Application to United States Department of Transportation. 8915.3. Lease of Interstate 80; related agreements. 8915.4. Initial payment. 8915.5. Other interstate highways. 8915.6. Deposit and distribution of funds. 8915.7. Impact on associated highways and local roads. 8916. Turnpike system. 8917. Financial plan. 8918. Failure to perform. § 8911. Improvement and extension authorizations. In order to facilitate vehicular traffic within and across this Commonwealth, the commission is hereby authorized and empowered to construct, operate and maintain turnpike extensions and turnpike improvements at such specific locations and according to such schedule as shall be deemed feasible and approved by the commission, together with connecting roads, storm water management systems, interchanges, slip ramps, tunnels and bridges, subject to the waiver of the Federal toll prohibition provisions where applicable, as follows: (1) Widen turnpike to six lanes between the Northeast Extension and the Delaware River Interchange. (2) Construct turnpike interchange with Interstate Route 95 in Bucks County. (3) Construct turnpike interchange with Interstate Route 476 in Montgomery County. (4) Construct turnpike interchange with Keyser Avenue in Lackawanna County. (5) Construct extensions to the existing turnpike from a point westerly of existing Interchange 2 extending northerly to a connection with the existing interchange between U.S. Route 422 and proposed State Route 60 in Lawrence County and extending southerly to a connection with existing State Route 60 in Beaver County at or near State Route 51. (6) Construct an extension to the turnpike from a point at or near Interchange 8 in Westmoreland County extending northerly to an interchange with State Route 66 northwest of Greensburg and continuing northerly to an interchange with U.S. Route 22 south of Delmont. (7) Construct an additional Lehigh Tunnel on the Northeast Extension of the turnpike. (8) Construct a private turnpike interchange directly connected to the New Cumberland Army Depot. The commission may commence construction of the private turnpike interchange notwithstanding the construction schedule established by this section. (9) Construct an interchange on the Northeast Extension with State Route 903 in Carbon County. The commission may commence construction of this interchange notwithstanding the construction schedule established by this section. (10) Other slip ramps and interchanges as the commission may determine. (July 18, 2007, P.L.169, No.44, eff. imd.) 2007 Amendment. Act 44 amended the intro. par. and added par. (10). Section 11.1 of Act 44 provided that Act 44 shall apply retroactively to July 1, 2007. Cross References. Section 8911 is referred to in sections 8913, 8914, 8915 of this title.

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