An Act To Require the Maine Turnpike Authority To Consider Certain Third-party Studies and Municipal Recommendations in Its Decision-making Process
Sec. 1. 23 MRSA §1961, sub-§5, as enacted by IB 1991, c. 1, §3, is amended to read:
For purposes of this subsection, "significant transportation project" means a project that increases carrying capacity of the turnpike by constructing:
This bill requires the Maine Turnpike Authority, prior to funding a significant transportation project, to review any 3rd-party study relating to the project and to consider recommendations of a municipality that is entirely or in part within the boundaries of the project area as expressed in a vote of the legislative body of that municipality.