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68-2052.Authorization of the project. In order to provide for the construction of a modern express highway and any part or parts thereof in the state generally between the Kansas-Missouri border of Kansas City, Kansas, and the vicinity of the Kansas-Oklahoma-Missouri borders, and if feasible all or any part of the route described in K.S.A. 68-2067, embodying, where feasible and necessary, safety devices, including center division, ample shoulder widths, long-sight distances, multiple lanes in each direction and grade separations at intersections with other highways and railroads, and thereby facilitate vehicular traffic, in the areas to be served, remove many of the present handicaps and hazards on the congested highways in the state, and promote the agricultural and industrial development of the state, the authority is hereby authorized and empowered to construct, maintain, repair and operate the turnpike project (as hereinbefore defined), and to issue turnpike revenue bonds of the authority, payable solely from revenues. The turnpike project shall not be undertaken unless and until the project and the proposed location therefor have been thoroughly studied with respect to traffic, engineering, cost and financing nor unless such study shows: That adequate public funds for construction of free expressways on the routes to be served by the project are not available, and that the construction of the project can be financed wholly through the investment of private funds in turnpike revenue bonds issued under the provisions of this act; and that the project and indebtedness incurred therefor will be entirely self-liquidating through tolls and other income from the operation of the project.

History: L. 1967, ch. 356, § 2; July 1.

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