27:5-30 Installation of sign.
2. a. Within 90 days of reaching an agreement, pursuant to section 3 of P.L.2015, c.227 (C.27:5-31), for payment of the costs to have installed a memorial sign honoring a fallen police officer, sheriff's officer, EMS worker, or firefighter, the department shall install a sign, designed and fabricated by the department, which sign shall be consistent with applicable federal regulations and installed in the department-maintained, State-owned right-of-way, at cost to the applicant, at the location agreed upon by the department and the applicant and facing the oncoming traffic, without obstructing the visibility of an existing traffic sign.
b.Signs installed pursuant to subsection a. of this section shall not be placed on on-ramps or off-ramps, in close proximity to highway exits, in any other location where installation would, in the department's determination, be hazardous or a distraction to motorists, or in a location that conflicts with applicable federal or State laws.
c.The department shall retain the authority to remove any signs where removal is necessary to ensure traffic safety and safety of department personnel, notwithstanding that the signs were installed with department approval.
d.The department shall administer the program in compliance with all applicable federal laws or regulations, including, but not limited to, any restrictions related to the State's receipt of transportation funding under any federally administered program.
L.2015, c.226, s.2.
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