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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2569         FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3104

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Paul W. Mark

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
              Court assembled:

              The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act establishing mileage based numbering for exits along interstate highways.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Paul W. Mark

2nd Berkshire


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2569        FILED ON: 1/17/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3104

By Mr. Mark of Peru, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3104) of Paul W. Mark for legislation to establish mileage-based numbering for exits along interstate highways.  Transportation. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act establishing mileage based numbering for exits along interstate highways.
 

              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

              Chapter 85 of the General Laws is hereby amended by adding the following:

              Section XX-

              The exit numbers along all interstate highways within Massachusetts shall be converted to a mileage-based system. The plan will include the following provisions:

              (a)              As closely as practicable, follow the Federal Highway Administration mileage-based exit numbering system

              (b)              Follow the convention that the numbering shall start at the southernmost or westernmost terminus of the interstate highway

              (c)              Minimize costs by using existing roadside and overhead signs whenever possible

              (d)              For a period of two years the exit number of each exit prior to such conversion shall also be displayed at each exit

              (e)              The mileage-based exit numbering system shall be completed on or before January 1, 2017

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