2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 85. Department of transportation.
85.04 Acquisition of replacement lands.


85.04 Acquisition of replacement lands. If federal law prohibits the acquisition of lands determined by the secretary to be necessary for transportation purposes unless replacement lands are provided, the department may acquire by gift, devise, purchase or condemnation any lands or interests in lands necessary to satisfy the replacement requirement.

85.04 - ANNOT.

History: 1977 c. 418.

85.04 - ANNOT.

This section applies only when federal law requires acquisition of replacement lands. When acquiring replacement lands is one option for gaining federal approval, this section does not apply. Mitton v. Transportation Dept. 179 Wis. 2d 321, 507 N.W.2d 126 (Ct. App. 1993). Affirmed on other grounds. Mitton v. Transportation Dept. 184 Wis. 2d 738, 516 N.W.2d 709 (1994).

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