PILOT PROGRAM TO CLEAR DOT PIPES/CULVERTS.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 783 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 16, 2019
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE A PILOT PROGRAM TO LOCATE, CLASSIFY, AND CLEAR HIGHWAY DRAINAGE ISSUES.
Intro. by Goodwin, Hunter, Kidwell, Hanig.

Status: Ref to the Com on Transportation, if favorable, Appropriations, Transportation, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Apr 18 2019)
H 783

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 16 2019 - More information

    Directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish a pilot program to locate, classify, and clear draining issues in Highway Division 1 by September 1, 2019. Details required components of the program, including locating and recording GPS coordinates of specified culverts and drainage conveyances, classifying and designating the conditions and needs of each, clearing or repairing the culverts, and developing an ongoing inspection schedule for the culverts. Terminates the program on September 1, 2021. Appropriates $2 million in nonrecurring funds from the Highway Fund to DOT for the 2019-21 fiscal biennium to conduct the pilot program. Directs DOT to report to the specified NCGA committee on the program's progress on September 1, 2020, and September 1, 2021. Effective July 1, 2019.


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