§17-2C-3. Duties of commissioner with respect to orphan roads and
bridges; criteria for inclusion.
After reviewing the reports made to section two of this
article, the commissioner will determine whether a specific road or
bridge should be added to the state maintenance system. The
commissioner shall consider the following criteria in reaching his
or her determination: (1) The availability of resources for
maintaining the road or bridge; (2) the number of persons served by
the road or bridge; (3) the current and anticipated use of the road
or bridge; (4) the condition of the road or bridge; (5) the
availability and suitability of alternate routes; (6) the
suitability for maintenance equipment to access and maintain the
road or bridge; (7) the existing design and layout of the road or
bridge; and (8) the number of roads and bridges accepted into the
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