FEDERAL-AID POLICY GUIDE
December 9, 1991, Transmittal 1

23 CFR 750A

OPI: HRW-1

SUBCHAPTER H - RIGHT-OF-WAY AND ENVIRONMENT

PART 750 - HIGHWAY BEAUTIFICATION

Subpart A - National Standards for Regulation by States of Outdoor Advertising Adjacent to the Interstate System Under the 1958 Bonus Program

Sec.

750.101 Purpose.

750.102 Definitions.

750.103 Measurements of distance.

750.104 Signs that may not be permitted in protected areas.

750.105 Signs that may be permitted in protected areas.

750.106 Class 3 and 4 signs within informational sites.

750.107 Class 3 and 4 signs outside informational sites.

750.108 General provisions.

750.109 Exclusions.

750.110 State regulations.

Authority: Sec. 12, Pub. L. 85-381, 72 Stat. 95, as amended; 23 U.S.C. 131; delegation of authority in 49 CFR 1.48(b).

Source: 38 FR 16044, June 20, 1973, unless otherwise noted.

Sec. 750.101 Purpose.

[38 FR 16044, June 20, 1973, as amended at 39 FR 28629,

Aug. 9, 1974]

Sec. 750.102 Definitions.

The following terms when used in the standards in this part have the following meanings:

Sec. 750.103 Measurements of distance.

[38 FR 16044, June 20, 1973, as amended at 41 FR 9321, Mar. 4, 1976]

Sec. 750.104 Signs that may not be permitted in protected areas.

Erection or maintenance of the following signs may not be permitted in protected areas:

Sec. 750.105 Signs that may be permitted in protected areas.

Sec. 750.106 Class 3 and 4 signs within informational sites.

[23 FR 8793, Nov. 13, 1958, as amended at 35 FR 18719, Dec. 10, 1970; 41 FR 9321, Mar. 4, 1976]

Sec. 750.107 Class 3 and 4 signs outside informational sites.

Distance from intersection         Number of signs
0-2 miles 0.
2-5 miles 6.
More than 5 miles Average of one sign/mile

The specified distances shall be measured to the nearest point of the intersection of the traveled way of the exit roadway and the main-traveled way of the Interstate highway.

Sec. 750.108 General provisions.

No Class 3 or 4 signs may be permitted to be erected or maintained pursuant to Sec. 750.107, and no Class 2 sign may be permitted to be erected or maintained, in any manner inconsistent with the following:

Sec. 750.109 Exclusions.

The standards in this part shall not apply to markers, signs and plaques in appreciation of sites of historical significance for the erection of which provisions are made in an agreement between a State and the Secretary of Transportation, as provided in the Act, unless such agreement expressly makes all or any part of the standards applicable.

Sec. 750.110 State regulations.

A State may elect to prohibit signs permissible under the standards in this part without forfeiting its rights to any benefits provided for in the act.

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