senate Bill S6375

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires the department of transportation to evaluate the configuration of entrance and exit ramps, and signage at entrance ways and exits on the Southern State Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to transportation
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 01, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1262
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 07, 2016 referred to transportation

S6375 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6327
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Transportation
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S3137, A6761

S6375 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the New York state department of transportation, in consultation with the department of motor vehicles, the governor's traffic safety committee, local police agencies, local transportation entities in Nassau and Suffolk to conduct a study to evaluate the configuration of entrance and exit ramps, and signage at entrance ways and exits on the Southern State Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk Counties to determine whether adequate safety measures exist to prevent collisions and the instance of wrong way drivers.

S6375 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6375 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6375

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 7, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. VENDITTO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to require the New York state department  of  transportation,  in
  consultation  with  the  department  of motor vehicles, the governor's
  traffic safety committee, local police agencies, local  transportation
  entities  in  Nassau  and  Suffolk  to conduct a study to evaluate the
  configuration of entrance and exit ramps, and signage at entrance ways
  and exits on the Southern State Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk counties
  to determine whether adequate safety measures exist to prevent  colli-
  sions and the instance of wrong way drivers

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The department of transportation, in consultation with  the
department  of  motor vehicles, the governor's traffic safety committee,
local police agencies,  local  transportation  entities  in  Nassau  and
Suffolk counties, local government stakeholders, and any other agency or
group the department of transportation deems necessary to enlist the aid
of,  shall conduct a study to evaluate the configuration of entrance and
exit ramps, and signage at entrance ways and exits on the Southern State
Parkway in Nassau and Suffolk counties  to  determine  whether  adequate
safety  measures  exist to prevent collisions and the instances of wrong
way drivers. Such study shall include, but not be limited to, design and
safety of the configuration of entrance and exit ramps and the feasibil-
ity of implementing design changes to increase  safety  and  reduce  the
likelihood of collisions and wrong way driving; and the design and level
of  safety  of  the  signage  located at entrance ways and exits and the
feasibility of implementing signage design changes  to  increase  driver
visibility  of such signage and reduce the likelihood of a collision and
wrong way driving; and federal  funding  available  for  highway  safety
improvement  projects. The department of transportation is authorized to
conduct any hearings it deems necessary to accomplish  the  purposes  of
this act.
  S  2.  The  commissioner of transportation shall issue a report to the
governor, the Long Island Delegation  of  the  Legislature,  Nassau  and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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