Street and Highways Code

Division 1. State Highways Chapter 3. The Care and Protection of State Highways Article 2. Permit Provisions

§ 670.1. Permit to owner or developer of adjacent property; improvement of local traffic access

  1. The department may issue a permit to the owner or developer of property adjacent to or near a state highway to construct, alter, repair, or improve any portion of the highway for the purpose of improving local traffic access, if the improvements to the highway are required as part of, or as a condition to, the development of property and the improvements are accepted by the department.
  2. The permit may be issued only if the work within the highway right-of-way is to be performed in accordance with plans and specifications approved by the department and the department reserves the right to inspect and accept the work as complying with the approved plans and specifications.
  3. All road, bridge, street lighting, or installation of signal work performed under a permit issued pursuant to this section for acceptance into the state highway system, except work performed solely to allow private encroachments onto the state highway or for utility or drainage encroachments within the state highway, are public works for purposes of Part 7 (commencing with Section 1720) of Division 2 of the Labor Code.

Division 16. Highway Districts Part 3. Bridge and Highway Districts Chapter 10. Duties of District Officers

§ 27189. Repair or replacement of structures or district property in cases of great emergency

In cases of great emergency, including but not limited to states of emergency as defined in subdivision (b) of Section 8558 of the Government Code, the board of directors of a bridge and highway district may proceed at once to replace or repair any and all structures, roadway, or property of the district that may be rendered unusable or unsafe without adopting the plans, specifications, strain sheets or working details or giving notice for bids to let contracts. The work may be done by day labor under the direction of the board, by contract, or by a combination of the two. If the work is done wholly or in part by contract, the contractor shall be paid the actual cost of the use of machinery and tools and of material and labor expended by him in doing the work, plus not more than 15 percent to cover all profits, supervision, and other expenses. No more than the lowest current market prices shall be paid for materials. Not less than the general prevailing rate of per diem wages for work of a similar character in the locality in which the work is performed, fixed as provided in Chapter 1 (commencing with Section 1720) of Part 7 of Division 2 of the Labor Code, shall be paid to all workmen employed on such works.

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