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SB-512 State highways: relinquishment: Routes 75 and 282.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 04/05/2021 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Senate  April 05, 2021

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 512


Introduced by Senator Atkins

February 17, 2021


An act to amend Sections 375 and 582 of the Streets and Highways Code, relating to state highways.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 512, as amended, Atkins. State highways: relinquishment: Routes 75 and 282.
Existing law vests the Department of Transportation with full possession and control of all state highways. Existing law describes the authorized routes in the state highway system and establishes a process for adoption of a highway on an authorized route by the California Transportation Commission. Existing law authorizes the commission to relinquish to local agencies state highway segments that have been deleted from the state highway system by legislative enactment or have been superseded by relocation, and in certain other cases.
This bill would authorize the commission to relinquish to the City of Coronado Route 282 and specified portions of Route 75, under certain conditions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


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) (A) To the City of Coronado, the portions of Route 75 within its city limits.
(B) The relinquishment agreement between the City of Coronado and the department shall require the City of Coronado to enter into, and renew as necessary to maintain, an agreement with Naval Base Coronado that specifies the procedures for completing the traffic studies and analysis analyses pursuant to subparagraph (B) of paragraph (2) of subdivision (d) and for the concurrence process set forth in subparagraph (C) of paragraph (2) of subdivision (d).
(2) To the City of Imperial Beach, the portions of Route 75 within its city limits.
(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, 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, and San Diego shall install and maintain, within their respective jurisdictions, signs directing motorists to the continuation of 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 maintain 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, and 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. The City of Coronado shall not limit the type, weight, or dimensions of vehicles needed for defense purposes that may use the relinquished portion of Route 75.
(2) The City of Coronado may only take an action to alter, or affect traffic on, a portion of Route 75 relinquished to the city pursuant to this section if the city does all of the following:
(A) Determines the proposed action would meet all of the following requirements:
(i) The proposed action supports public safety.
(ii) The proposed action is consistent with paragraph (1).
(iii) The proposed action is consistent with the relinquishment agreement between the city and the department.
(B) Completes appropriate traffic studies and analyses to substantiate decisions to alter, or affect traffic on, any relinquished portion of Route 75 before seeking concurrence with Naval Base Coronado pursuant to subparagraph (C).
(C) Seeks and receives concurrence from Naval Base Coronado that the proposed action meets requirements set forth in subparagraph (A) pursuant to the procedures established in the agreement required pursuant to subparagraph (B) of paragraph (1) of subdivision (a). (b).

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) (1) 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.
(2) The relinquishment agreement between the City of Coronado and the department shall require the City of Coronado to enter into, and renew as necessary to maintain, an agreement with Naval Base Coronado that specifies the procedures for completing the traffic studies and analysis analyses pursuant to subparagraph (B) of paragraph (7) of subdivision (c) and for the concurrence process set forth in subparagraph (C) of paragraph (7) of subdivision (c).
(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 maintain the continued viability of the portions of Route 282 relinquished pursuant to this section as a Strategic Highway Network Connector, which is part of the Federal Highway System, and 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. The City of Coronado shall not limit the type, weight, or dimensions of vehicles needed for defense purposes that may use the relinquished portion of Route 282.
(7) The City of Coronado may only take an action to alter, or affect traffic on, a portion of Route 282 relinquished to the city pursuant to this section if the city does all of the following:
(A) Determines the proposed action would meet all of the following requirements:
(i) The proposed action supports public safety.
(ii) The proposed action is consistent with paragraph (6).
(iii) The proposed action is consistent with the relinquishment agreement between the city and the department.
(B) Completes appropriate traffic studies and analyses to substantiate decisions to alter, or affect traffic on, any relinquished portion of Route 282 before seeking concurrence with Naval Base Coronado pursuant to subparagraph (C).
(C) Seeks and receives concurrence from Naval Base Coronado that the proposed action meets the requirements set forth in subparagraph (A) pursuant to the procedures established in the agreement required pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (b).