[First Reprint]

SENATE, No. 207

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

215th LEGISLATURE

 

PRE-FILED FOR INTRODUCTION IN THE 2012 SESSION

 


 

Sponsored by:

Senator  JAMES W. HOLZAPFEL

District 10 (Ocean)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Prohibits additional jughandles on roads or highways in the State.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As reported by the Senate Transportation Committee on February 4, 2013, with amendments.

  


An Act prohibiting the creation of additional jughandles on certain roads or highways and supplementing Title 27 of the Revised Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    The State, a county 1,1 or a municipality shall not undertake the planning, design 1,1 or construction of a jughandle on a road or highway  under its 1[respective]1 jurisdiction. 

     As used in this section, "jughandle" means 1[an intersection design in which turns by vehicular traffic are permitted only by the use of a deceleration lane which connects to the intersecting road or highway] an at-grade ramp provided at or between intersections to permit motor vehicles to make indirect left turns, or U turns, or both1.

 

     1[2.  The New Jersey Highway Authority, established by section 4 of P.L.1952, c.16 (C.27:12B-4), shall not undertake the planning, design or construction of a jughandle on a  highway  project.

     As used in this section, "jughandle" means an intersection design in which turns by vehicular traffic are  permitted only by the use of a deceleration lane which connects to the intersecting road or highway.]1

 

     1[3.] 2.1  The New Jersey Turnpike Authority, established by section 3 of P.L.1948, c.454 (C.27:23-3), shall not undertake the planning, design 1,1 or construction of a jughandle on a turnpike project.

     As used in this section, "jughandle" means 1[an intersection design in which turns by vehicular traffic are permitted only by the use of a deceleration lane which connects to the intersecting road or highway] an at-grade ramp provided at or between intersections to permit motor vehicles to make indirect left turns, or U turns, or both1.

 

     1[4.] 3.1  The South Jersey Transportation Authority, established by section 4 of P.L.1991, c.252 (C.27:25A-4), shall not undertake the planning, design 1,1 or construction of a jughandle on an expressway project.

     As used in this section, "jughandle" means 1[an intersection design in which turns by vehicular traffic are permitted only by the use of a deceleration lane which connects to the intersecting road or highway] an at-grade ramp provided at or between intersections to permit motor vehicles to make indirect left turns, or U turns, or both1.

 

     1[5.] 4.1 This act shall take effect immediately.