ADJUST CAP ON TURNPIKE PROJECTS.

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
Senate Bill 188 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 5, 2015
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE CAP ON THE NUMBER OF TURNPIKE PROJECTS THE TURNPIKE AUTHORITY MAY STUDY, PLAN, DEVELOP, AND UNDERTAKE PRELIMINARY DESIGN WORK ON; TO INCREASE THE CAP ON THE NUMBER OF TURNPIKE PROJECTS THE TURNPIKE AUTHORITY MAY DESIGN, ESTABLISH, PURCHASE, CONSTRUCT, OPERATE, AND MAINTAIN; AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE VARIOUS SEGMENTS OF THE TRIANGLE EXPRESSWAY PROJECT CONSTITUTE ONE PROJECT.
Intro. by Rabon, Meredith, Ford.

Status: Ref To Com On Transportation (House Action) (Apr 9 2015)
S 188

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 5 2015 - More information

    Amends the powers of the Turnpike Authority (Authority) as found in GS 136-89.183, removing the cap on the number of projects the Authority can study, plan, develop and undertake preliminary design work on (previously, Authority was limited to only nine projects at one time). Allows the Authority to design, establish, purchase, construct, operate and maintain no more than 11 projects (previously, could only do so for the projects specified in the statute), with the previously specified projects included in the 11 projects. Provides that the segments of the Triangle Expressway known as NC 540, Triangle Parkway, and the Western Wake Freeway are considered to be one project (previously, was considered as three separate projects). 


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