27:6-3. Approaches to Midtown Hudson tunnel declared part of state highway system; maintenance and operation
When, pursuant to article 6 of chapter 1 of Title 32, Interstate and Port Authorities and Commissions (s. 32:1-118 et seq.), the port of New York authority has completed in its entirety the construction of the approaches to the Midtown tunnel according to and in complete conformity with a general plan of construction, approved by the state highway commissioner, which plan shall provide for a type of construction in conformity with the standards prescribed by the department for similar roads in the state highway system, and constituting a highway connection between state highway Route No. 3, in the township of North Bergen and Hudson county boulevard East, in the township of Weehawken (viz., a six-lane depressed roadway through Union City, and the connections thereof on the west with state highway Routes No. 1 and No. 3 and Hudson county boulevard and on the east with Hudson county boulevard East, all in accordance with said general plan), and dedicated it to public use for general highway purposes as well as tunnel traffic purposes, the said portion of said approach shall become a part of the state highway system, and shall thereafter be maintained, operated and administered by the state as a traffic connection with the Midtown tunnel as well as for general highway purposes in accordance with the laws of the state relating to maintenance, operation and administration of the state highway system and future amendments thereof and supplements thereto.
Nothing herein contained shall be construed to permit the state highway commissioner to construct any portion of said approach. Nothing herein contained shall be construed to obligate the state to provide to the port of New York authority the funds with which to construct any portion of said approach.
Nothing herein contained shall be construed to permit the state highway commissioner to maintain any portion of said approach other than the portion above described.
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