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Public Act 095-0665




Public Act 095-0665
SB0314 Enrolled LRB095 09575 LCT 29775 b

    AN ACT concerning roads.
    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 adding
Section 4-220 as follows:
    (605 ILCS 5/4-220 new)
    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 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.
    (c) Bicycle and pedestrian ways may be included in pavement
resurfacing projects when local support is evident or 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.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,

Effective Date: 10/10/2007