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  226.798.  Factors considered in designating a road or highway a scenic byway — rating system to be established. — 1.  The highways and transportation commission shall consider, at a minimum, the following factors in designating a road or highway as a scenic byway:

  (1)  Highway design which preserves and protects the natural beauty or scenery of the area;

  (2)  Significant scenic, natural, historical, cultural or recreational resources in the area;

  (3)  Adequate land area to accommodate safe enjoyment of scenic attractions;

  (4)  Compatibility of the scenic byway with recreational, aesthetic and environmental management needs of the area; and

  (5)  Presence of existing protected areas near, or adjacent to, the scenic byway, such as national forests or federal or state park land.

  2.  The commission shall adopt a rating system to ensure that only roads and highways that display outstanding characteristics pursuant to the provision of subsection 1 of this section are designated as scenic byways as provided by the provisions of section 226.797.


(L. 1995 S.B. 212 § 226.799 subsecs. 1, 2)

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