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The proposed legislation would require the department of transportation to publish a report about the conditions of bridges, sidewalks, and ferries under the department’s jurisdiction.

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Int. No. 329


By Council Members Rodriguez and Holden


A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the condition of bridges, sidewalks and ferries.


Be it enacted by the Council as follows:


Section 1.  Subchapter one of chapter one of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-159 to read as follows:

§19-159 Report on bridges, sidewalks and ferries.  On or before March 31, 2018 and annually on or before March 31st thereafter, the commissioner shall submit to the speaker of the council and post on the department’s website a report detailing the condition of bridges that are greater than one quarter mile in length that are under the jurisdiction of the department.  In addition, such report shall include the conditions of all sidewalks under the exclusive jurisdiction of the department whose repair would be required by the department by law, as well as the condition of all ferries under the jurisdiction of the department.  The department shall as part of the report detail the standards used to determine the condition of such bridges, sidewalks and ferries.  For purposes of this section, “bridge” shall mean a span that includes a roadway for use by motor vehicles, that is located above another surface.

§ 2.  This local law shall take effect immediately upon enactment into law.



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