Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:68-506
Chapter Title:ROADS AND BRIDGES
Article Title:COUNTY AND TOWNSHIP ROADS
Tax Type:Vehicles
Brief Description:Classification and designation of roads in noncounty unit
road system counties.
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68-506. Classification and designation of roads in noncounty unit road system counties. (a) In any county which has not adopted the county unit road system, it shall be the duty of the board of county commissioners with the approval of the county engineer to classify and designate the roads and highways within such county within the following classes:
(1) "County major collector roads" which shall include all county roads and highways designated for inclusion in the major collector road system in accordance with K.S.A. 68-1701 to 68-1704, and amendments thereto;
(2) "county minor collector roads " which shall include all county roads and highways, not designated for inclusion in the major collector road system, which are other main traveled roads utilized primarily for the movement of traffic between different areas of the county;
(3) "township minor collector roads" which shall include all township roads and highways not designated for inclusion in the major collector road system, which are other main traveled roads utilized primarily for the movement of traffic between different areas of the county; and
(4) "township or local service roads" which shall include all township roads and highways not designated for inclusion in the major collector road system or as county or township minor collector roads or highways.
(b) The county engineer and the board of county commissioners may shift road or highway mileage from one county road or highway classification to another as continuing study indicates that such changes are needed by reason of changing traffic needs or for other reasons substantiated by engineering analysis, except that no road or highway mileage may be shifted to or from the major collector road system except as provided in article 17 of chapter 68 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated, and amendments thereto.
History: L. 1917, ch. 264, 15; L. 1921, ch. 219, 1; R.S.1923, 68-506; L.1925, ch. 211, 1; L. 1935, ch. 249, 1; L. 1945, ch. 267, 1; L.1949, ch. 344, 4; L. 1961, ch. 299, 13; L.1975, ch. 427, 117;L. 1986, ch. 252, 2;L. 1988, ch. 270, 2;L. 2005, ch. 84, 4; July 1.


Date Composed: 04/04/2011 Date Modified: 04/04/2011

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