Note To 27:6-1
P.L. 1997, CHAPTER 143, approved June 27, 1997
Assembly, No. 3057 (First Reprint)
An Act concerning the State Highway System, amending P.L.1965, c.60, 1supplementing chapter 6 of Title 27 of the Revised Statutes,1 and repealing P.L.1955, c.255, P.L.1967, c.87, P.L.1967, c.142 and P.L.1971, c.287.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
1. Section 1 of P.L.1965, c.60 (C.27:6-1) is amended to read as follows:
1. The State Highway Commissioner is authorized, as soon as practical, to add to the State Highway system a new route, designated as Route 90 Freeway, beginning at a point in or near the proposed new bridge over the Delaware river in the township of Pennsauken in Camden county, and extending generally [southeasterly to a point on Route 73 east of the New Jersey Turnpike in Burlington county] easterly to Route 73.
(cf: P.L.1965, c.60, s.1)
12. (New section) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, any sale or conveyance by the Department of Transportation of the State's interest in any of the following parcels of land affected by P.L. , c. (C. )(now pending before the Legislature as this bill) shall require the prior approval of the State House Commission, established pursuant to R.S.52:20-1 et seq. The parcels of land affected by P.L. , c. (C. ) (now pending before the Legislature as this bill) are as follows:
a. Approximately 4 acres of land located in the City of Newark in the County of Essex, previously allocated for the Route 75 Freeway pursuant to P.L.1967, c.87;
b. Approximately 120 acres of land located in the townships of
Lawrence, Ewing and Hopewell in the County of Mercer, previously allocated for the Route 69 or the Route 31 Freeway pursuant to P.L.1955, c.255;
c. Approximately 23 acres of land located in the municipalities of Hanover and Morris in the County of Morris, previously allocated for the Route 178 Freeway pursuant to P.L.1967, c.142 and P.L.1971, c.287; and
d. Approximately 76 acres of land located in Moorestown and Cinnaminson in the County of Burlington, previously allocated for the Route 90 Freeway pursuant to P.L.1965, c.60, which has had its end limit changed to eliminate an unbuilt portion pursuant to P.L. , c. (C. )(now pending before the Legislature as this bill) .
In addition, the Department of Transportation shall notify in writing the governing body of each municipality in which these parcels of land are located of any proposed action by the department for the sale or conveyance of the State's interest and the requirement that the State House Commission render its approval prior to such action. The notice shall be sent sufficiently prior in time to any action taken by the State House Commission to permit a municipal review and formulation of a response, if any. 1
1[2.] 3.1 P.L.1955, c.255, P.L.1967 c.87, P.L.1967, c.142 and P.L.1971, c.287 are repealed.
1[3.] 4.1 This act shall take effect immediately.
Dedesignates or alters certain routes in State Highway System; requires State House Commission approval for sale or lease of affected lands.