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ADA/504 Coordinator

Margaret Zeman Mahler
Accessibility Manager
Tennessee Department of Transportation
505 Deaderick St., Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-741-4984 TTY: 615-253-8311
Margaret.Z.Mahler@tn.gov

 

Tennessee Code Annotated
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54-5-202.   Width and character of highways in municipalities. – The streets so constructed, reconstructed, improved and maintained by the state shall be of such width and type as the department may think proper, but the width so constructed, reconstructed, improved and maintained shall not be less than eighteen feet (18;); and, in the case of resurfacing and maintenance, from curb to curb where curbs exist, or the full width of the roadway where no curbs exist.  [Acts 1929, ch. 42, §  2; Code 1932,   § 3243;  Acts 1947, ch. 123,  §  2; C. Supp. 1950, §  3243; impl. am. Acts 1959, ch. 9, §  3; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), §  54-532; Acts 1981, ch. 264, §  12.]

  Cited: McDonald v. Scott County, 169 Tenn.
374, 87 S.W.2d 1019 (1935).

54-5-203.  Maintenance by municipality – Reimbursement. – Where a municipality is organized for the care of its own streets, the construction, reconstruction, improvement and maintenance may be done by the municipality, which shall be reimbursed by the state; provided, that all expenditures shall be subject to the approval of the department.  [Acts 1929, ch. 42, §  3;Code 1932, §  3244; Acts 1947, ch. 123, §  3; C. Supp. 1950, §  3244; impl. am. Acts 1959, ch. 9, §  3; impl. am. Acts 1972, ch. 829, §  7; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), §  54-533; Acts 1981, ch. 264, § 12.]

  Cited:  McDonald v. Scott County, 169 Tenn.
374, 87 S.W.2d 1019 (1935).

54-5-204.  Maintenance of highway by state. – Where a municipality is not organized to care for its own streets and roads, the construction or maintenance shall be done by the state, either by contract or state forces.  [Acts 1929, ch. 42, §  4; Code 1932, § 3245; Acts 1947, ch. 123, §  4; C. Supp. 1950,  § 3245; T.C.A. (org. ed.), §  54-534.]