(a) The secretary of transportation and the Kansas turnpike authority are hereby authorized
and empowered to contract with each other to provide personnel and equipment and other
resources, either of the department of transportation, the Kansas turnpike authority
or consulting or contracting firms for: (1) Recordkeeping, reporting, administrative,
planning, engineering, legal and clerical functions; and (2) construction, operation
and maintenance of turnpike projects and highways of the state.
(b) The Kansas turnpike authority shall retain its separate identity, powers and duties
as an instrumentality of the state. Duplication of effort, facilities and equipment shall be minimized by the authority
and the secretary of transportation in operation and maintenance of turnpikes and
highways of the state. The authority and the secretary are authorized to take such action as necessary
to implement this section, including the temporary transfer of personnel, property
and equipment from the authority to the secretary, and the secretary to the authority,
to effect contracts described in subsection (a). The integrity of the bonded indebtedness shall be maintained through the actions
of the authority.
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