A. The director may provide technical transportation planning expertise to local governments when requested, coordinate local government transportation planning with regional and state transportation planning and guide local transportation planning to assure compliance with federal requirements. The planning authority granted by this subsection does not preempt planning responsibilities and decisions of local governments.
B. If the governor declares a state of emergency, the director may contract and do all things necessary to provide emergency transportation services for the residents in the affected areas whether the emergency transportation is by street, rail or air.
C. On a determination that it is in this state's best interest, the director may authorize payment for necessary relocation costs in advance of work being performed if an existing facility owned by the United States must be relocated or adjusted due to construction, modification or improvement of a state highway. The director shall base each advance payment on an estimate of cost of the proposed relocation or adjustment prepared by the federal government and acceptable to the director and shall base the final compensation on the actual agreed cost.
D. The director of the department of transportation in consultation with the director of the department of public safety shall develop procedures to exchange information for any purpose related to sections 28-1324, 28-1325, 28-1326, 28-1462 and 28-3318.