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Florida Senate - 2008 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT

Bill No. SB 684

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CHAMBER ACTION

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The Committee on Transportation (Bullard) recommended the

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following amendment:

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     Senate Amendment

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     Delete line(s) 16-29

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and insert:

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     (1) Each limited access facility in an area that has a

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high volume of canals or an area that has a narrow roadway width

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adjacent to bodies of water must have a system of guardrails,

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retention cables, or other barriers between the highway and the

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canal or water body in conformance with standards established by

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the Department of Transportation. The standards should be

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designed to limit the loss of life by safely preventing out-of-

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control motor vehicles from entering the canal or water body. In

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specifying where barriers are required, the criteria for

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determination may include, without limitation, the length or

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depth of the canal or water body, its proximity to the traveled

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way of the highway, or the consequences of a vehicle entering

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the canal or water body being more serious than hitting the

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barrier.

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     (2) For a limited access facility in existence on July 1,

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2008, the barriers required under this section must be installed

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on or before December 31, 2017.

3/13/2008  10:08:00 AM     596-04938-08

CODING: Words stricken are deletions; words underlined are additions.

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