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Lesson 1.3.3 Component 3: Assure the intrinsic qualities increase for a byway are properly maintained as per the cor

The links below contain specific areas within the Interim Policy or SAFETEA-LU that support the "assurance of intrinsic qualities" component.

Section 8. De-Designation Process, item b

"A road or highway will be considered for de-designation when it is determined that the local and/or State [or Indian tribe or Federal land management agency] commitments described in a corridor management plan have not been met sufficiently to retain an adequate level of intrinsic quality to merit designation."
Reference:
Interim Policy for National Scenic Byways published in the Federal Register on May 18, 1995

Section 8. De-Designation Process, item d

"It shall be the State's [or Indian tribe's or Federal land management agency's] responsibility to assure that the intrinsic qualities of the National Scenic Byways and All-American Roads are being properly maintained in accordance with the corridor management plan."
Reference:
Interim Policy for National Scenic Byways published in the Federal Register on May 18, 1995

Section 8. De-Designation Process, item e

"When it is determined that the intrinsic qualities of a National Scenic Byway or All-American Road have not been maintained sufficiently to retain its designation, the State [or Indian tribe] and/or Federal agency will be notified of such finding and allowed 90 days for corrective actions before the Secretary may begin formal de-designation."
Reference:
Interim Policy for National Scenic Byways published in the Federal Register on May 18, 1995

SAFETEA-LU also provided direction for tribes to maintain the designated roadways

Section 162(a)(3)(C) requires that Indian tribes maintain the safety and quality of roads nominated.

Reference:
Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU)
Updated: 09/03/2013
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