(a) "Advisory Committee" means the Scenic Road Advisory Committee established pursuant to these regulations.
(b) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the Department of Transportation (DOT).
(c) "Department" means the Department of Transportation (DOT).
"Improvement" means actions or activities initiated by the Department of Transportation which alter or improve a designated scenic road in one or more of the following ways:
(1) widening of the right-of-way or traveled portion of the highway,
(2) installation or replacement of guide railing,
(4) changes of grade, and
(5) straightening and removal of stone walls or mature trees.
(e) "Scenic Road" means any state highway or portion thereof that (1) passes through agricultural land or abuts land on which is located an historic building or structure listed on the National Register of Historic Places or the state register of historic places, compiled pursuant to section 10-321 of the general statutes, or (2) affords vistas of marshes, shoreline, forests with mature trees or notable geologic or other natural features.
(f) "State Highway" means a highway, bridge or appurtenance to a highway or bridge designated as part of the state highway system within the provisions of chapter 237 of the Connecticut General Statutes, or a highway, bridge or appurtenance to a highway or bridge specifically included in the state highway system by statute.