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Full Text of SB1710  103rd General Assembly




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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. Paved bicycle trail signage. For the purposes
8of this Section, "paved bicycle trail" includes trails
9accommodating bicycle traffic composed of aggregate, asphalt,
10bituminous treatment, concrete, crushed limestone, or any
11combination thereof. The authority having maintenance
12jurisdiction over publicly owned paved bicycle trails in the
13State shall erect permanent regulatory or warning signage
14alerting pedestrians or cyclists of highway crossings. If the
15authority having maintenance jurisdiction over publicly owned
16bicycle trails has actual knowledge of an emergency or safety
17hazard that creates a dangerous condition on a publicly owned
18paved bicycle trail, the authority shall take reasonable steps
19to erect temporary signage alerting pedestrians or cyclist of
20the dangerous condition. The Department with reference to
21State highways under its jurisdiction, and the local authority
22with reference to other highways under its jurisdiction, shall
23erect or install permanent signage or markings warning



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1vehicular traffic in advance of bicycle trail crossings.
2Permanent signage erected or installed as part of this Section
3shall conform with the State manual and permanent advanced
4warning signage shall be located at least 150 feet in advance
5of the crossing. This Section shall not apply to rustic or
6primitive trails.