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Public Act 102-0660


 

Public Act 0660 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 102-0660
 
HB0270 EnrolledLRB102 04020 HEP 14036 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Illinois Highway Code is amended by
changing Section 4-220 as follows:
 
    (605 ILCS 5/4-220)
    Sec. 4-220. Bicycle and pedestrian ways.
    (a) Bicycle and pedestrian ways shall be given full
consideration in the planning and development of
transportation facilities, including the incorporation of such
ways into State plans and programs.
    (b) In or within one mile of a municipality with a
population of over 1,000 people, and subject to the
Department's option in subsection (e), the Department shall
establish and solely fund an urban area, bicycle and
pedestrian ways shall be established in conjunction with the
construction, reconstruction, or other change of any State
transportation facility except:
        (1) in pavement resurfacing projects that do not widen
    the existing traveled way or do not provide stabilized
    shoulders; or
        (2) where approved by the Secretary of Transportation
    based upon documented safety issues, excessive cost, or
    absence of need; or .
        (3) where the municipality passes a resolution stating
    that a bicycle or pedestrian way does not fit within its
    development plan.
    (c) Bicycle and pedestrian ways may be included in
pavement resurfacing projects when local support is evident or
the bicycling and walking accommodations can be added within
the overall scope of the original roadwork.
    (d) The Department shall establish design and construction
standards for bicycle and pedestrian ways. Beginning July 1,
2007, this Section shall apply to planning and training
purposes only. Beginning July 1, 2008, this Section shall
apply to construction projects.
    (e) If programmed funds identified in Section 2705-615 of
the Department of Transportation Law are not expended for 5
years, the Department has the option to use those funds to pay
the cost of bicycle and pedestrian ways in roadway projects
affected by this Section.
(Source: P.A. 95-665, eff. 10-10-07.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2022