§ 24-12-50. Relationship to department of transportation.
(a) The department of transportation is hereby constituted as the agency for the authority in carrying out all of the powers to construct, acquire, operate, and maintain turnpikes and bridges as conferred by the general laws upon the authority.
(b) Nothing in chapter 13 of title 42 or in this amendment to chapter 12 of title 24 shall limit the discretions, powers, and authorities of the Rhode Island turnpike and bridge authority necessary or desirable for it to execute and carry out the covenants, agreements, duties, and liabilities assumed by it in the trust agreement by and between the authority and the then serving trustee under indenture dated as of April 1, 2010, as supplemented from time to time, nor shall these chapters be construed in any way to affect the rights, privileges, powers, and remedies of any trustee and its successors, or of the holders of the bonds issued under the indenture, or under any resolutions of the authority.
(P.L. 1970, ch. 111, § 3; P.L. 2012, ch. 241, art. 20, § 3.)