19A NCAC 06D .0203      DESIGNING FOR BICYCLES AND BIKEWAYS

Bicycle transportation facilities shall be designed in conjunction with state and federal highway projects, consistent with the following guidelines:

(1)           New bridges, grade separated interchanges, tunnels, and viaducts are to be designed to give safe access to bicycles.

(2)           All improvements to bridges, grade separated interchanges, tunnels, and viaducts are to be designed to give safe access to bicycles where feasible.

(3)           Secondary bicycle facilities shall be designed to be within highway rights‑of‑way.

(4)           Paved shoulders shall be designed in a manner which will accommodate bicycle traffic.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 136‑71.10; 136‑71.11; 143B‑350(f);

Board of Transportation Minutes for November 10, 1978;

Eff. January 1, 1979;

Amended Eff. December 1, 1993.