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1    AN ACT concerning transportation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
5Section 11-315 as follows:
6    (625 ILCS 5/11-315 new)
7    Sec. 11-315. Bicycle trail signage. The authority having
8maintenance jurisdiction over publicly owned bicycle trails in
9the State shall erect permanent regulatory or warning signage
10alerting pedestrians or cyclists of vehicle crossings. In the
11event of an emergency or safety hazard, the authority having
12maintenance jurisdiction over publicly owned bicycle trails
13shall erect temporary signage alerting pedestrians or cyclists
14of damage to the trail, maintenance being performed on the
15trail, or other temporary hazards along the trail. The
16Department with reference to State highways under its
17jurisdiction, and the local authority with reference to other
18highways under its jurisdiction, shall erect permanent signage
19warning vehicular traffic in advance of bicycle trail
20crossings. Signage erected as part of this Section shall
21conform with the State manual and permanent advanced warning
22signage shall be located at least 150 feet in advance of the