Notwithstanding any provisions of § 11 of Chapter 415 of the Acts of Assembly of 1932 and §§ 33.2-341, 33.2-343, 33.2-345, and 33.2-346, the Commissioner of Highways, following receipt of a resolution adopted by the board of supervisors of a county requesting such action, may enter into an agreement with any county that desires to resume responsibility over all or any portion of the secondary state highway system within such county’s boundaries for the purposes of planning, constructing, maintaining, and operating such highways. Such agreement shall specify the equipment, facilities, personnel, and funding that will be provided to the county in order to implement such agreement’s provisions.Any county that resumes full responsibility for all of the secondary state highway system within such county’s boundaries (i) shall have authority and control over the secondary state highway system within its boundaries, (ii) shall be deemed to have withdrawn from the secondary state highway system, and (iii) shall receive payments in accordance with § 33.2-366. The resolution requesting resumption of all responsibilities shall also include a request for the transfer and release of all rights-of-way and rights of access along the secondary state highway system within the county’s boundaries.
2001, cc. 257, 273, 277, § 33.1-84.1; 2009, c. 476; 2014, c. 805.