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2011 Florida Statutes

SECTION 222
Department of Transportation sole governmental entity to acquire, construct, or operate turnpike projects; exception.
F.S. 338.222
338.222 Department of Transportation sole governmental entity to acquire, construct, or operate turnpike projects; exception.
(1) No governmental entity other than the department may acquire, construct, maintain, or operate the turnpike system subsequent to the enactment of this law, except upon specific authorization of the Legislature.
(2) The department may contract with any local governmental entity as defined in s. 334.03(14) for the design, right-of-way acquisition, or construction of any turnpike project which the Legislature has approved. Local governmental entities may negotiate with the department for the design, right-of-way acquisition, and construction of any section of the turnpike project within areas of their respective jurisdictions or within counties with which they have interlocal agreements.
History.s. 2, ch. 28128, 1953; s. 1, ch. 67-359; ss. 23, 35, ch. 69-106; s. 189, ch. 84-309; s. 3, ch. 88-286; s. 8, ch. 90-136; s. 125, ch. 99-13; s. 90, ch. 99-385.
Note.Former s. 340.02.