CHAPTER NO. 630
SENATE BILL NO. 3005
Substituted for: House Bill No. 2440
AN ACT To designate the I-181 ramp that crosses the Old Erwin Highway, in Erwin as the "Edwin Erwin Ramp".
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. Notwithstanding any other 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 historic, educational, and cultural interest to the citizens of the state, including the erection of such signs for the "Ed W. Erwin Ramp" that crosses the Old Erwin Highway on Interstate 181, in Erwin, Tennessee.
SECTION 2. The interstate ramp that crosses the Old Erwin Highway on Interstate 181 in Erwin, Unicoi County, is hereby designated as the "Ed W. Erwin Ramp".
SECTION 3. The erection of such directional signs shall be within the guidelines prescribed by the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
SECTION 4. 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 5. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law, the public welfare requiring it.
March 9, 1998
APPROVED this 19th day of March 1998