CHAPTER NO. 607

HOUSE BILL NO. 2963

By Representatives Robinson, Pruitt, Langster, West, Odom, Halteman Harwell

Substituted for: Senate Bill No. 3123

By Senators Henry, Jordan, Cohen, Harper

AN ACT to provide for directional signs to Vanderbilt University on Interstate 440.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:

SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, it shall be the duty of the Department of Transportation to erect and maintain directional signs at sites and facilities of educational and cultural interest to the citizens of the State, including the erection of such signs for Vanderbilt University both eastbound and westbound on Interstate 440 at Exit 3 (21st Avenue/Hillsboro Pike) and both eastbound and westbound at the West End exit in Davidson County.

SECTION 2. The erection of such directional signs shall be within the guidelines prescribed by the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.

SECTION 3. This act shall become operative only if the Federal Highway Administrator advises the Commissioner of Transportation in writing that the provisions of this act shall not render Tennessee in violation of federal laws and regulations and subject to penalties prescribed therein.

SECTION 4. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.

PASSED: February 26, 1998

APPROVED this 11th day of March 1998