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California Code, Government Code - GOV § 84216

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A. If the board vacates or abandons a portion of a state route or state highway pursuant to § 28-304, the board shall:

1. Vacate or abandon the portion of the route or highway in cooperation with an affected jurisdiction and in full recognition of the financial and administrative impacts of the changes on the affected jurisdiction.

2. Provide four years' advance notice to the affected jurisdiction, except as provided in paragraph 3 and except that, by mutual agreement, the board and the affected jurisdiction may waive this requirement for notification.

3. Provide at least one hundred twenty days' advance notice to the affected jurisdiction for the abandonment of new street improvements such as cul-de-sacs and reconnections of existing streets resulting from highway projects.

B. Before a paved highway is vacated or abandoned, the pavement before the vacating or abandonment shall be in such a condition that additional surface treatment and major maintenance of the highway are not required for at least five years, unless the board and the affected jurisdiction agree to waive the requirement of this subsection.

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