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SB-479 State highways: relinquishment: Routes 75 and 282.(2019-2020)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 375 of the Streets and Highways Code is amended to read:

375.
 (a) Route 75 is from Route 5 to Route 5 via the Silver Strand and the San Diego-Coronado Toll Bridge.
(b) Upon a determination by the commission that it is in the best interests of the state to do so, the commission may, upon terms and conditions approved by it, relinquish portions of Route 75, if the department and the applicable local agency enter into an agreement providing for that relinquishment, as follows:
(1) To the City of Coronado, the portions of Route 75 within its city limits.
(1) (2)  To the City of Imperial Beach, the portions of Route 75 within its city limits.
(2) (3)  To the City of San Diego, the portions of Route 75 within its city limits.
(c) The following conditions apply upon relinquishment:
(1) The relinquishment shall become effective on the date following the county recorder’s recordation of the relinquishment resolution containing the commission’s approval of the terms and conditions of the relinquishment.
(2) On and after the effective date of the relinquishment, the relinquished portions of Route 75 shall cease to be a state highway.
(3) The portions of Route 75 relinquished under subdivision (b) and this subdivision shall be ineligible for future adoption under Section 81.
(4) The Cities of Coronado,  Imperial Beach Beach,  and San Diego shall ensure the continuity of traffic flow on the relinquished portions of Route 75, including any traffic signal progression.
(5) For the portions of Route 75 relinquished under subdivision (b) and this subdivision, the Cities of Coronado,  Imperial Beach Beach,  and San Diego shall install and maintain, within their respective jurisdictions, signs directing motorists to the continuation of Route 75,  the remaining portion of Route 75 and Route 5,  to the extent deemed necessary by the department.
(d) The following additional conditions shall apply upon relinquishment of the portion of Route 75 specified in paragraph (1) of subdivision (b):
(1) The City of Coronado shall ensure the continued viability of the portions of Route 75 relinquished pursuant to this section as a Strategic Highway Network Connector, which is part of the Federal Highway System, shall provide continuous and uninhibited defense access, continuity, and emergency capabilities for the movement of military personnel, material, and equipment in both peace time and war time, and shall not diminish the viability of the relinquished portion of Route 75 as a Strategic Highway Network Connector.
(2) Before the City of Coronado takes any action on a portion of Route 75 relinquished to the city pursuant to this section to improve public safety, alter traffic flow, place restrictions on the type of cargo that may be transported on the relinquished portion, or limit the weight or dimensions of vehicles that may use the relinquished portion, the city shall first seek concurrence with the affected military installation to ensure that any proposed action does not diminish the roadway’s viability as a Strategic Highway Network Connector. After seeking concurrence from the affected military installation, the city shall wait no more than 60 days for a response after which it may take the proposed action, unless the city or military installation is required to conduct a formal study to assess the impact pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (Division 13 (commencing with Section 21000) of the Public Resources Code), the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 4321 et seq.), or any other state or federal law.

SEC. 2.

 Section 582 of the Streets and Highways Code is amended to read:

582.
 (a)  Route 282 is from Route 75 to the Naval Air Station at North Island in the City of  Coronado.
(b) Upon a determination by the commission that it is in the best interests of the state to do so, the commission may, upon terms and conditions approved by it, relinquish Route 282 to the City of Coronado, if the department and the City of Coronado enter into an agreement providing for that relinquishment.
(c) The following conditions apply upon relinquishment:
(1) The relinquishment shall become effective on the date following the county recorder’s recordation of the relinquishment resolution containing the commission’s approval of the terms and conditions of the relinquishment.
(2) On and after the effective date of the relinquishment, Route 282 shall cease to be a state highway.
(3) Route 282 shall be ineligible for future adoption under Section 81.
(4) The City of Coronado shall ensure the continuity of traffic flow on Route 282, including any traffic signal progression.
(5) For Route 282, the City of Coronado shall install and maintain signs directing motorists to the continuation of the remaining portion of Route 75 and Route 5, to the extent deemed necessary by the department.
(6) The City of Coronado shall ensure the continued viability of Route 282 as a Strategic Highway Network Connector, which is part of the Federal Highway System, shall provide continuous and uninhibited defense access, continuity, and emergency capabilities for the movement of military personnel, material, and equipment in both peace time and war time, and shall not diminish the viability of Route 282 as a Strategic Highway Network Connector.
(7) Before the City of Coronado takes any action on Route 282 to improve public safety, alter traffic flow, place restrictions on the type of cargo that may be transported on Route 282, or limit the weight or dimensions of vehicles that may use Route 282, the city shall first seek concurrence with the affected military installation to ensure that any proposed action does not diminish the roadway’s viability as a Strategic Highway Network Connector. After seeking concurrence from the affected military installation, the city shall wait no more than 60 days for a response after which it may take the proposed action, unless the city or military installation is required to conduct a formal study to assess the impact pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (Division 13 (commencing with Section 21000) of the Public Resources Code), the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 4321 et seq.), or any other state or federal law.