Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
Notwithstanding section 15C of chapter 40 of the General Laws, the portion of state highway Route 47 in the towns of Hadley and South Hadley is hereby designated as a scenic byway in the commonwealth and shall be included within the Connecticut River Scenic Farm Byway, established by section 92 of chapter 235 of the acts of 2000.
The overall purpose of the scenic byway designation is to recognize the
unique scenic, cultural and recreational resources along the byway. Specific
purposes include the preservation of the rural scenic character of the
corridor, improvement of highway safety features, expansion of economic
opportunities for farm related business and development of a balanced tourism