(605 ILCS 5/3-104.3)
(from Ch. 121, par. 3-104.3)
The Department or, by agreement with the Department, the
highway authority of any county or township or road district of this State
may, as a federal-aid project, construct, reconstruct, or improve any road
or highway under its jurisdiction which has been selected and designated
by the Department as a part of the national scenic and recreational highway
known as the Great River Road under 23 U.S.C. 148, and all of the provisions
of that Section shall apply.
Any county or township or road district may use any funds available to
it for highway purposes to pay its share of any project under this Section.
Except for the maintenance of recreational facilities and rest areas constructed
adjacent to the road, the highway authority having jurisdiction over a road
or highway prior to its improvement as a part of such national scenic and
recreational highway shall continue to be responsible for maintenance, at
its own expense.
(Source: P.A. 80-691.)