L. 1923 c. 9311 (Florida)
CHAPTER 9311--(No. 193).
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 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 and from Flomaton to Jacksonville, passing through Pensacola, Milton, Crestview, DeFuniak Springs, Bonifay, Chipley, Marianna, Cypress, Chattahoochee, Quincy, Havana, Tallahassee, Monticello, Greenville, Madison, Live Oak, Lake City, Sanderson, Macclenny 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, Orlando, Kissimmee, Haines City, Bartow, Arcadia and Olga Bridge, also from Leesburg to Lakeland via Mascotte, Groveland, Buck Hill, Polk City to Lakeland.
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 Hilliard, Callahan, Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Bunnell, Daytona, Titusville, Fort Pierce, West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale.
Road No. 5. Extending from High Springs to Fort Myers, via Newberry, Archer, Williston, Dunnellon, Inverness, Brooksville, Lutz, Tampa, Riverview, Bradentown, Sarasota, Venice and Punto Gorda.
Road No. 6. Extending from the Alabama State Line South of Dothan to Apalachicola, via Campbellton, Marianna, Altha, Blounstown, Scotts Ferry, Wewahitchka and Port St. Joe.
Road No. 8. Extending from Haines City to Fort Pierce via Lake Wales, Frostproof, Avon Park, Sebring, 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. 19, near Shady Grove.
Road No. 10. Extending from the Georgia State Line near Beechton to East Point, via Tallahassee, Crawfordsville, Blockers Ferry and Carrabelle.
Road No. 11. Extending from Monticello to the Georgia State Line toward Thomasville.
Road No. 12. Extending from Bristol to the Georgia State Line via Telogia, Hosford and Quincy toward Bainbridge.
Road No. 13. Extending from Baldwin to Cedar Key, via Starke and Gainesville and Bronson.
Road No. 14. Extending from Gainesville, via Paltaka, to intersection of Road No. 4 near Hastings.
Road No. 15. Extending from a point on Road No. 5 at Brooksville to St. Petersburg, via Aripeka, Hudson, New Port, Richey, Tarpon Springs, Clearwater and St. Petersburg.
Road No. 16. Extending from Ocala to Road No. 5 via Dunnellon thence to Holder, Crystal River, Homosassa and Aripeka.
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 Verna and Arcadia.
Road No. 19. Extending from State Road No. 1, East of Tallahassee to Williston, via Perry, Cross City and Bronson.
Road No. 20. Extending from Cottondale to Panama City, via Round Lake.
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, Clearmont, 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, East of Lake Annie, to Road No. 25, via Moore Haven.
Road No. 27. Extending from Fort Myers to Miami.
Road No. 28. Commencing at Lake City, thence to Lulu via Lake Butler to Starke.
Road No. 29. Extending from Perry to Branford via Mayo.
Road No. 30. Also from Frostproof to Vero, via Lokosee and Fort Drum.
Road No. 31. Road from Ocala to Waldo via Citra, Island Grove and Hawthorne.
Road No. 32. From Bradentown 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 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.
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 are completed, 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 and approved by the National 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.
Also forty-five miles to be designated by the State Road Department and Federal Government as part of the Federal Seven Per Cent System.
Sec. 2. That the above named and numbered roads shall be and constitute the System of State Roads of this State, and when located and constructed and constructed by the State Road Department shall become and be the property of the State.
Sec. 3. That the State Road Department is hereby vested with authority to determine and fix the lines and locations of such roads between the cities and places thereon named in Section one of this Act. All the laws and parts of laws applying to and effecting State Roads, designated and established by the State Road Department, shall apply to and affect the roads herein named and established as State Roads, and the State Road Department shall have all the power and authority with respect to the roads herein named and declared as it had at the time of the passage of this Act, with respect to State Roads designated and established by said Department. Provided, that said Department shall not hereafter have the power to designate and establish State Roads.
Sec. 4. All laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith be, and the same are, hereby repealed.
Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect immediately upon its becoming a law.
Approved June 8, 1923.