Section 9-14-4

Construction, maintenance, etc., of roads leading from state highways to lands in state park system.

The State Department of Transportation is hereby authorized and empowered upon the request of the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources to construct, reconstruct and maintain roads leading from a state highway to any land included in the state park system. The State Director of Transportation shall confer with the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources before deciding upon the location and character of any such improvement. The State Department of Transportation is hereby authorized and empowered, upon the request of the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources, to construct, reconstruct and maintain roads within the boundary of any land or lands included in the state park system. The construction and reconstruction of such roads shall be in accordance with the development plan for the said land or lands as approved by the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources. Such roads shall be maintained in such manner as may be agreed upon between the State Director of Transportation and the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resources. The costs of such construction, reconstruction and maintenance shall be paid from the state Highway Fund.

(Acts 1939, No. 556, p. 877, §4; Code 1940, T. 8, §181.)