(1) Memorial markers may be placed near to where a fatal accident occurred, considering available space, property owner complaints or other constraints; and
(2) Decorations, flowers or other memorial ornaments or tributes may be placed on the right-of-way by family members.
(b) Notwithstanding any provision of the rules to the contrary, the commissioner may direct or cause the removal of any memorial marker or tribute from a state highway right-of-way , without notice, upon the determination by the commissioner that the removal is necessary for construction, maintenance, safety or other purpose. The state of West Virginia, its agencies and subdivisions, and their officers and employees shall not be liable for any claims arising as a result of the removal of a marker or tribute.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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