Amendment #9 to H.4179

Signs on the Pike

Mr. Linsky of Natick move that the bill be amended inserting at the end thereof the following new section:-



SECTION XX. Chapter 81A of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 4 the following new section:—

Section 4A. The Turnpike shall not allow the construction of any sign advertising any gasoline station, restaurant or other services to be erected or maintained on the Massachusetts Turnpike that is larger than 80 square feet in area, excluding support, or is higher than 30 feet from the ground, measured from the highest part of the sign. Signs in existence on the effective date of this statute advertising any gasoline station, restaurant or other services erected or maintained on the Massachusetts Turnpike which are more than 80 square feet in area, excluding supports, or higher than 30 feet from the ground measured from the highest point of the sign, shall not be illuminated by any artificial means before 6:00 A.M. or after 10:00 P.M.