L. 1925 c. 10269 (Florida)
CHAPTER 10269--(No. 247).
AN ACT to Amend Section 1 of Chapter 9311, Laws of Florida, approved June 8, 1923, entitled "An Act Declaring, Designating and Establishing a System of State Roads, Providing for the Location Thereof, and Providing that Such Roads When Located and Constructed Shall Become and be the Property of the State."
Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
Section 1. That Section 1 of Chapter 9311, Laws of Florida, Approved June 8, 1923, entitled "An Act declaring, designating and establishing a system of State Roads, providing for the location thereof, and providing that such roads when located and constructed shall become and be the property of the State," be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
"Section 1. That the following named and numbered roads be and are hereby declared, designated and established as State Roads:
Road No. 1. Extending from the Alabama State Line at Nunez Ferry to Jacksonville, passing through Pensacola, Milton, Crestview, DeFuniak Springs, Bonifay, Chipley, Marianna, Cypress, Chattahoochee, Quincy, by or near Havana, Tallahassee, Monticello, Greenville, Madison, Live Oak, Lake City, Sanderson, MacClenney and Baldwin.
Road No. 2. Extending from the Georgia State Line north of Jennings to Fort Myers, via Jasper, White Springs, Lake City, High Springs, Gainesville, Ocala, Leesburg, Lisbon, Grand Island, Eustis, Mt. Dora, Plymouth, Apopka, Orlando, Kissimmee, Haines City, Bartow, Arcadia, and Olga Bridge; also from Leesburg to Lakeland, via Mascotte, Groveland, Buck Hill, Polk City, Foxtown to Lakeland, also from Silver Lake Forks, about four miles east of Leesburg, Lake County, via Tavares to Mount Dora, said extension from Silver Lake Forks via Tavares to Mount Dora to be built with County Funds and with Federal Aid.
Road No. 3. Extending from the Georgia State Line at a point on the St. Mary's River known as Wild's Landing to Orlando, via Jacksonville, Orange Park, Green Cove Springs, Palatka, East Palatka, Crescent City, DeLand and Sanford.
Road No. 4. Extending from the Georgia State Line south of Folkston to Miami, via Hillard, Callahan, Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Bunnell, Daytona, Titusville, Fort Pierce, West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale.
Road No. 4-A. Extending from Miami to Key West via Key Largo, provided, on that portion of the road south of Dade County, Monroe County shall expend $2,000,000 including the amount already expended on said road and in addition to said $2,000,000 shall provide one-third of the cost of the briges from No Name Key to Knights Key and from Grassy Key to Lower Matacumbe.
Road No. 5. Extending from High Springs to Fort Myers, via Newberry, Archer, Williston, Dunnellon, Inverness, Brooksville, Lutz, Tampa, Riverview, Bradenton, Sarasota, Venice and Punta Gorda.
Road No. 5-A is the extension from High Springs to Perry, via Fort White, Branford and Mayo.
Road No. 6. Extending from the Alabama State Line south of Dothan to Port St. Joe, via Campbellton, Marianna, Altha, Blountstown, Scotts Ferry and Wewahitchka.
Road No. 7. From Pensacola to Alabama State Line at Century.
Road No. 8. Extending from Haines City to Fort Pierce via Lake Wales, Frostproof Avon Park, Sebring, DeSoto City, Lake Annie and Okeechobee City.
Road No. 9. Extending from the Georgia State Line south of Quitman, via Madison, to a point on Road No. 35, near Shady Grove.
Road No. 10. Extending from the Georgia State Line near Beachton to Pensacola, via Tallahassee, Woodville, Newport, and as near St. Marks as practicable, and thence around the coast to Panacea Springs, St. Teresa, Lanark, also via Wakulla, Crawfordville, Sopchoppy, Carrabelle, Apalachicola, Port St. Joe, Panama City, near mouth of Choctawhatchie River, Freeport, Portland, New Valparaiso, Camp Walton, and thence into State Road No. 1 at or near Milton and thence over State Road No. 1 connecting with Pensacola.
Road No. 11. Extending from a point on the Georgia State Line south of Thomasville via Monticello to Capps.
Road No. 12. Extending from the Georgia State Line on the Bainbridge and Quincy Road, via Greensboro, Bristol and to East Point.
Road No. 13. Extending from Cedar Key to Yulee, in Nassau County, via Bronson, Gainesville, Starke, Baldwin and Callahan.
Road No. 14. Extending from a point on Road No. 19, at the Suwannee River Bridge, near Old Town to Hastings on Road No. 4, via Trenton, Newberry, Gainesville, and Palatka.
Road No. 15. Extending from a point on Road No. 10, at or near Newport, thence southerly along the gulf as near as practical to the mouths of the Steinhatchee and Suwannee Rivers, Cedar Key, and as near as practical to the mouth of the Crystal River, Homosassa, Weekiwachee Rivers, Aripeka, Hudson, New Port Richey, Tarpon Springs, Clearwater and Largo. And also from at Brooksville to Aripeka, via Spring Hill.
Road No. 16. Extending from Ocala to Road No. 5, via Dunnellon, thence to Crystal River.
Road No. 17. Extending from Haines City to Clearwater, via Lakeland, Plant City, Tampa and Oldsmar.
Road No. 18. Extending from Sarasota to Lake Annie, via Arcadia; and Road No. 18-A, extending from a point on Road No. 5, near Bradenton, via Oneco intersecting Road No. 18 at a point about thirty miles east of Sarasota.
Road No. 19. Extending from Tallahassee to Ocala, leaving out of Tallahassee on the St. Augustine Road, thence to or near Chaires via Waukeenah, Cappe and Lamont, thence direct to Perry, Cross City, Old Town, Chiefland, Bronson and Williston.
Road No. 20. Extending from Cottondale to Panama City, via Round Lake and from Cottondale north to connect with Road No. 6.
Road No. 21. Extending from Daytona to DeLand.
Road No. 22. Extending from Orlando to Indian River City, via Ft. Christmas, also from Orlando to Crystal River, via Winter Garden, Clermont, Mascotte, Groveland, Bushnell and Inverness.
Road No. 23. Extending from Belleview to Plant City, via Bushnell and Dade City.
Road No. 24. Extending from Kissimmee to Melbourne, via St. Cloud.
Road No. 25. Extending from Olga Bridge to West Palm Beach.
Road No. 26. Extending from a point on Road No. 8 near Lake Annie to Fort Lauderdale, via Moore Haven.
Road No. 27. Extending from Ft. Myers to Miami.
Road No. 28. Extending from Lake City to Bunnell via Palatka, Lulu, Lake Butler, Starke and Keystone Heights.
Road No. 29. Extending from Bithlow to Moore Haven via Holopaw, Kenenville and Okeechobee.
Road No. 30. Also from Frost Proof to Vero, via Dougherty Crossing and Yeehaw.
Road No. 31. Road from Ocala to Waldo, via Citra, Island Grove and Hawthorne.
Road No. 32. From Bradenton to Avon Park by way Parrish, Fort Green and Wauchula.
Road No. 33. Extending from the Alabama State Line south of Florala via Laurel Hill to a point on Road No. 1 at or near Crestview.
Road No. 34. Extending from Brooksville to Dade City via Spring Lake and Blanton.
Road No. 35. Extending from the Georgia Line through Ashville and Greenville to a point on Road No. 19.
Road No. 36. Extending from Leesburg to Inverness via Wildwood and Rutland.
Road No. 37. Extending from the Alabama State Line at Dixonville via Allentown, to State Road No. 1 at Milton.
Road No. 38. Extending from Road No. 2 at Weirsdale, east to Umatilla, in Lake County, by way of Stark's Ferry.
Road No. 39. Extending from the Alabama Line through Bonifay to Vernon and thence southerly to Phillips Inlet.
Road No. 40. Extending from the Alabama State Line south of Florala to DeFuniak Springs, and thence southerly to a point on Road No. 10.
Road No. 41. From Milligan, via Baker and Blackman to the Alabama State Line.
Road No. 42. Extending from a point on Road No. 1, north of Aucilla, through Aucilla to Lamont.
Road No. 43. Extending from a point on the Georgia Line southerly through Miccosukee to a point on Road No. 1 and over same easterly to a point north of Lloyd and then southerly through Lloyd and Wacissa to a point on Road No. 15.
Road No. 44. Extending from Sanford to Mims in Brevard County, via Geneva and Southmere.
Road No. 45. Extending from Ocala to Daytona.
Road No. 46. Extending from Alabama State Line near Flomaton, Alabama, to Baker, Florida, via Jay, Berrydale and Munson.
Road No. 47. Commencing at a point on Road No. 4, south of Goodbys Lake in Duval County, running thence southerly as near as practicable along the St. Johns River to a point on Road No. 14 thence to East Palatka.
Road No. 47-A. Palatka to Ocala via Rodman, Orange Springs and Citra.
Road No. 48. Extending from St. Augustine to Starke, via Green Cove Springs.
Road No. 49. Extending from Georgia State Line approximately north of McClenny to Newberry via McClenny, Manning, Sapp, Raiford, Lake Butler, Worthington Springs and Alachua.
Suwannee River Scenic Highway. Extending from Branford to Jasper, via Live Oak.
Road No. 51. Extending from Orlando to Brooksville via Groveland, Riverland and Spring Lake.
Road No. 52. Extending from the Alabama State Line, north of Graceville through Graceville and to the Washington County line north of Chipley, thence through Chipley to bridge across North Bay, near Southport, and extending from Graceville via Jacobs to connect with Road No. 6.
Road No. 53. Extending from Camp Walton along Santa Rosa Sound as near thereto as practicable to Town Point.
Road No. 54. Extending from Crestview by way of Valparaiso to Camp Walton on Road No. 10.
Road No. 55. Extending from a point at or near Pierson on Road Number Three to Road Number Two at Smithwick's Filling Station, in Lake County, through Astor, Umatilla, Eustis, Tavares, Minneola and Clermont.
Road No. 56. Extending from Ellisville to Lake Butler via Providence.
Road No. 57. Extending from New Smyrna to Sanford.
Road No. 58. Extending from the Georgia State Line near Darsey connecting with Road No. 1 at or near Havana.
Road No. 59. Extending from Zolfo Springs via Crewsville, DeSoto City, north side Lake Istakpoga, thence the most acceptable route to a point on State Road No. 8 at or near west end of the Kissimmee River Bridge.
Road No. 60. Extending from Alabama Line south of Geneva to DeFuniak Springs.
Road No. 61. Extending from Polk City to Auburndale.
Road No. 62. Extending from Road No. 7 on Alabama State Line via Berrydale, Munson, Baker and connecting with Road No. 1 at Milligan.
Provided, that the roads designated as Roads numbered from 1 to 5 inclusive, and Roads No. 8 and 19, said Road No. 19 to be built after Roads No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 8 have reached that stage of construction that convicts and materials can be transferred on said Road No. 19 as will not interfere or delay the completion of said roads numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 8 shall be first completed before any new contracts are made for work on any of the other roads herein provided for, but this proviso shall not be construed to interfere in any way with any contracts already made with any county for construction of any part of any road or roads herein designated, nor with the construction or maintenance of such other roads as have heretofore been designated by the State Road Department and approved by the Nationa; Secretary of Agriculture as included in the State and Federal Seven Per Cent Highway System, as follows:
Road No. 6. Alabama Line to Marianna.
Road No. 7. Pensacola to Alabama Line at Flomation, 44 miles.
Road No. 10. Tallahassee to Georgia Line, 18 miles.
Road No. 13. Baldwin to Gainesville, via Starke, 47 miles.
Road No. 14. Gainesville to Hastings, via Palatka.
Road No. 16. Ocala to Road No. 5, 30 miles.
Road No. 17. Haines City to Tampa, 57 miles.
Road No. 21. Daytona to DeLand, 22 miles.
Road No. 24. Kissimmee to Melbourne, 53 miles.
Road No. 27. Fort Myers to Miami.
Also 45 miles to be designated by the State Road Department and Federal Government as part of the Federal Seven Per Cent System and such further mileage of roads as may be in the future allowed, allotted and designated by the State Road Department and Federal Government as part of the Federal Seven Per Cent System.
Provided further, that the construction shall begin as soon as possible on roads numbered 5-A, 10, 15 and 20, 28 and that part of Road No. 11, extending from the Georgia State Line to Monticello, and Road No. 47, commencing at a point on Road No. 4 south of Goodley's Lake, in Duval County, running thence southerly as near as practicable along the St. Johns River to a point on Road No. 14, thence to East Palatka, when that stage of construction has been reached on roads 1 to 5 inclusive, and 8 and 19, when labor and equipment may be transferred from roads 1 to 5 inclusive and 8 and 19, that will not delay the construction of said roads 1 to 5 inclusive and 8 and 19.
Provided, further, that nothing in this Act shall prohibit or interfere with the State furnishing the engineers and constructing or supervising the construction of any part of said system of state road at any time and in any case, where the county or counties or any road and bridge district, or districts, through which the road or bridge runs and extends, provides all the necessary money, labor and means, including the engineering costs, necessary for the construction thereof.
Provided, further, that the State Road Department shall be and is hereby authorized and empowered to survey and locate the line or route of any State Road of Section of any State Road herein numbered and designated, whenever in the judgment of said Department the doing of such work shall be found to be practicable and to the best interests of the State. Whenever such survey and location shall be made and adopted by the said Department, a map or plat of such survey and location, certified by the Secretary and Chairman of the Department, shall be filed in the Clerk's office of each county, through which said State Road or Section thereof, so surveyed and located shall run.
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect immediately upon its becoming a law.
Sec. 3. That after the completion of the primary preferential roads as provided in this Act, the State Road Department is hereby authorized to construct any uncompleted portion of Road Number 13.
Approved June 1, 1925.