(a) After consulting with the law enforcement agency having primary traffic law enforcement
responsibility with respect to the state highway, the department may construct and
maintain nonmotorized transportation facilities approximately paralleling that highway.
(b) Where the traffic safety or capacity of the highway would be increased, the department
shall pay for the construction and maintenance of nonmotorized transportation facilities
approximately paralleling the highway.
(c) The Legislature finds and declares that the construction and maintenance of nonmotorized
transportation facilities constitute a highway purpose under Article XIX of the California Constitution, and justify the expenditure of highway funds and the exercise of the power of eminent
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