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STATE REWARD TRUNK LINE HIGHWAYS.

An Act to provide for the establishment, survey, improvement and

maintenance of state reward trunk line highways, to provide for the payment of triple state reward thereon, to define the duties of state, county, good roads district and township officers in regard thereto, and to appropriate funds to carry out the provisions thereof. (a)

(Act 334, P. A. 1913.)

Establishment provided for.

Trunk line highways.

Division one.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: (465) § 4851. SECTION 1. Provision is hereby made for the establishment of state reward trunk line highways. These highways which are laid oút as hereinafter provided shall be improved, surveyed, maintained and rewarded in accordance with the provisions of this act. Luce v. State Highway Com'r, 181 / 599.

(466) § 4852. SEC. 2. The state reward trunk line highways shall be composed of the highways and bridges consti: tuting the routes indicated in the following statement of divisions, and such other routes and branches as may be established in accordance with this act:

Division 1. Beginning near the southeast corner of the state and running to Monroe, Wayne, Detroit, Mt. Clemens, Algonac, Marine City, St. Clair, Marysville, Port Huron, Blaine, Jeddo, Applegate, Carsonville, Downington, Decker ville, Ruth, Harbor Beach, Port Hope, Port Austin, with a branch from Port Huron to Avoca, Yale, Peck, Sandusky, Snover, Ubly, Bad Axe, Port Austin, and from Yale to Brown City, Burnside, Marlette, Clifford, Silverwood, Mayville, Vassar to Saginaw with a sub-branch from Burnside, North Branch to Lapeer, also a branch from Saginaw through Sebe waing, Fairhaven township, Pigeon, Elkton to Bad Axe.

Division 2. Beginning at Detroit on Woodward avenue and running northwest via Pontiac, Holly, Fenton, Flint, Owosso, Saginaw, Bay City, Tawas City, Alpena, Onaway, Cheboygan, Mackinaw City; with a branch from Owosso to St. Johns, Ionia, Belding, Greenville to Howard City; also a branch from Belding to Lowell, with a sub-branch from Ionia to Saranac, Lowell, Grand Rapids via Leonard street, thence west to Grand Haven via Coopersville and Spring Lake; also from Grand Rapids to Holland.

Division 3. Beginning at the south line of the state on the meridian line running north by Hudson, Addison, Jackson, Lansing, St. Johns, Ithaca, Alma, St. Louis, Breckenridge, to the prime meridian line, then north along said meridian line as near as practicable through the state to connect with

Division two.

Division three.

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division number two where said highway crosses the meridian, crossing the line between Gladwin and Ogemaw counties where the line between sections five and six of town twenty north, range two east, intersects the same, with a branch from Alma north to Mt. Pleasant, Clare, Harrison, Leota, Star City, Moorestown, Kalkaska.

Division 4. Beginning at White Pigeon running north Division to Three Rivers, Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Howard City, Big Rapids, Reed City, and Cadillac to Traverse City, with a branch from Cadillac to Manton, Walton Junction, Fife Lake, South Boardman, Kalkaska, Mancelona, Alba, Elmira, Boyne Falls, Walloon Lake and Petoskey.

Division 5. Beginning at the state line south of Niles, Division running north through Niles, St. Joseph, Benton Harbor, Watervliet, also from New Buffalo through Stevensville to St. Joseph, South Haven, Holland, Grand Haven, Muskegon, Whitehall, Shelby, Hart, Pentwater, Ludington, Scottville, Manistee, Traverse City, Elk Rapids, Charlevoix, Petoskey, Pellston, Mackinaw City, with a branch from Scottville to Reed City, Evart, Clare, Midland and Bay City, with a branch from Manistee through Arcadia, Frankfort, Empire, Glen Haven, Leland, Northport, Omena, Sutton's Bay to Traverse City, with a branch from Muskegon through Holton, Reeman, Fremont, Wooster, White Cloud, Woodville to Big Rapids.

Division 6. Beginning on Michigan Avenue in Detroit, thence running via Wayne, Ypsilanti, Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Jackson, Albion, Marshall, Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, Paw Paw, Hartford, Watervliet; with a branch from Battle Creek to Hastings to Middleville following the main traveled road on the northerly side of the Thornapple river, to Caledonia to Grand Rapids.

Division 7.' Beginning at St. Ignace and running west. Division ward to Manistique, Masonville, Gladstone, Escanaba, Spalding, Iron Mountain, Crystal Falls, Iron River, Watersmeet, Bessemer to Ironwood; with a branch from Spalding to Menominee; also a branch from St. Ignace to some point north of St. Ignace, thence through Pickford to Sault Ste. Marie, over a route to be designated by the state highway commissioner. Division 8. Beginning at Escanaba and running norther. Denision

eight. ly to Marquette, thence to Negaunee, Ishpeming, Michigamme, L'Anse, Baraga, Houghton to Calumet, to Eagle River, with a branch line from Houghton to Ontonagon.

Division 9. Beginning at the city limits of Detroit on Grand River Avenue, and running northwesterly to Redford, Farmington, New Hudson, Brighton, Howell, Fowlerville, Webberville, Williamston, East Lansing, Lansing, Grand Ledge, Portland and Ionia, with a branch running westerly through Mulliken, Sunfield, Lake Odessa, then westerly to Grand Rapids.

Division six.

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Division nine.

Division ten.

laid out.

Division 10. Beginning at Ann Arbor, running to Whitmore Lake, Hamburg, Lakeland, Pinckney, Anderson, Greg.

ory, Stockbridge and connecting with the main line at or near Proviso, how Mason: Provided, That the above designated trunk line high

ways not heretofore established or as such trunk lines are changed by the provisions of this act, or such additional trunk line highways as may be necessary to close gaps in important main highways, portions of which have been established under the provisions of this act, or to give each county its full quota of trunk line mileage, either as main lines or branches from the main lines, may be laid out as follows, to-wit: Upon petition of any county through its board of county road commissioners in counties under the county road system, or through its board of supervisors in other counties, or upon his own action, the state highway commissioner shall make preliminary surveys and such other investigations as he shall deem necessary of one or more routes for state reward trunk line highways, through such county. After an investigation, and within a reasonable time, the state highway commissioner shall submit to the county

road commissioners, boards of supervisors, good roads district Maps and commissioners or township boards as the case may be, maps estimates.

showing feasible routes and approximate estimates of cost of building over each of said routes, and thereupon the said board shall decide upon one of the said routes which shall

then be known as a part of the state reward trunk line highWhen state

way system. Should said board fail to decide upon a route to decide. within a reasonable time, the state highway commissioner

shall then designate the route and such route so designated shall then be known as and become a part of the state reward trunk line highway system. The trunk line highway routes within said county shall be such as shall afford a junction with that part of the state reward trunk line highway system

established, projected, or capable of projection in an adjoinMaximum

ing county. The maximum number of miles of trunk line triple reward.

highway which may receive triple reward in any county shall be computed by multiplying the number of surveyed townships by three, fractional townships to be computed

commissioner

pro rata,

Am. 1917, Act 240; 1919, Act 58.

The office of a proviso is to limit, modify, or explain the main part of the section to which it is attached, rather than to enlarge its provisions, unless it is clearly apparent that the legislature intended a more comprehensive meaning.Luce v. State High. Com'r, 181 / 599.

Notice of arrangements, etc.

(467) § 4853. Sec. 3. Whenever any county, good roads district or township shall file notice with the state highway department through its proper officers that arrange ments have been made or sufficient funds raised to improve three miles or more of road which is a part of the state reward trunk line highway system previously established according to the provisions of this act, and shall ask for survey, plans

for reward.

and specifications, and shall make application for state Application reward under provisions of this act, it shall be the duty of the state highway commissioner to enter such application and cause the road to be surveyed and have plans and specifications prepared. When any county under the county road system, or good roads district or township shall build two miles or more of such road, the same shall be inspected by an engineer under the directions of the state highway commissioner, and if found to be up to the required standard, shall be entitled to and paid triple the legal state reward as pro. Triple state vided and specified in chapter five, act number two hundred reward. eighty-three of the public acts of nineteen hundred nine, as amended or as may hereafter be amended: Provided, how- Proriso. ever, That in no case shall the state pay more than one-half the cost of any road or roads under the provisions of this act. Am. 1919, Act 58.

(468) § 4854. Sec. 4. The state highway department Designing of shall design all bridges and culverts and construct, repair and maintain all bridges greater than thirty foot clear span on state trunk line highways: Provided, That no bridges Proviso. shall be constructed until the county, good roads district or township has funds available for, and agrees to construct at least three miles of road including the bridge site: Provided Further further, That no bridge shall be constructed hereunder by the state within the corporate limits of any city or village having a population in excess of six thousand according to the last official federal census: Provided further, That the Further

proviso. state highway commissioner is authorized to enter into such arrangements as may be just and equitable whereby the state shall be obligated to pay not more than one-half of the cost of construction of a bridge situated on the boundary of such municipality or on the boundary line between this state and another state of the Union, and may make such agreements and contracts with the proper officials of such municipality or the officials of such other state or of any county thereof, as may be necessary and expedient for the purposes hereof.

Am. 1917, Act 183.
See sec. 114.

(469) § 4855. Sec. 5. Old state reward roads, which are Old state

reward roads. or become a part of the state reward trunk line highway system, shall be, if in perfect repair, entitled to one-half additional state reward, or if such old rewarded roads be widened or resurfaced, or both, then shall the county, good roads district or township be entitled to an added reward equal to the difference between the reward paid and the legal reward under this act.

(470) § 4856. Sec. 6. The state highway commissioner When com; is hereby given authority to refuse to grant any further trunk refuse reward. line road reward to any township, good roads district or county that has been rewarded by the state, which does not

missioner to

To notify proper officials.

Reinstatement.

To repair and pay out reward.

keep its trunk line rewarded roads in repair; and upon his refusal of an allotment of trunk line reward to any township, good roads district or county, it shall be the commissioner's duty to inform the proper officials of the repairs necessary to place it in a position to again be eligible to receive trunk line reward, and if these repairs are made satisfactorily to the commissioner, he shall reinstate it to the eligible trunk line reward list. Should the township, good roads district or county fail to make the repairs ordered by the state highway commissioner within a reasonable time after being so ordered, then the state highway commissioner shall cause such repairs to be made and pay for them out of the reward money earned by and due to such township, good roads district or county, and it shall then become eligible to receive further state reward. Any balance remaining due to such township, good roads district or county after payment for such repairs shall be paid to such township, good roads district or county. If no reward is due said county, good roads district or town. ship, then the state highway commissioner shall have author. ity to make the necessary repairs and pay for same out of the trunk line highway fund and render a bill for same to the proper officers of such county, good roads district or township, which bill shall be paid upon the warrant of such officers, and the amount thereof returned to the state treasury to be credited to the trunk line highway fund and the supervisors shall include the amount in the next regular tax roll.

Balance of reward.

When to repair and present bills.

Section 7 provides for appropriations for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1914 and 1915 ; section 8 is the tax clause, and section 9 provides for prelim. inary surveys and establishment of routes.

Act 11, P. A. 1919, (ex. sess.), provides the appropriations for the years 1920 and 1921 ; see sections 632-35.

CONSTRUCTION, ETC., OF TRUNK LINE HIGHWAYS.
An Act to provide for the construction, improvement and maintenance

of trunk line highways.

[Act 19, P. A. 1919.)

Highways under control of state highway commissioner.

The People of the State of Michigan enact: (471) SECTION 1. All trunk line highways, established under the provisions of act number three hundred thirty-four of the public acts of nineteen hundred thirteen, as amended, shall hereafter be constructed, maintained and improved, in accordance with the provisions hereof under the direction, supervision and control of the state highway commissioner. Said commissioner is hereby authorized and directed to make surveys and proper plans and specifications and take charge of the construction and maintenance aforesaid. For the purpose of securing a more direct or favorable location a change

Surveys, etc.

Change in line of road.

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