• As used in this chapter and chapters 1 and 2 of this title, unless the context otherwise requires:
    • (1) “Commissioner” means the commissioner of transportation;

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      (2) “Department” means the department of transportation; and

    • (3) “Road” or “highway” is construed to include all bridges upon or that form a part of the highway to be constructed, reconstructed or maintained under this chapter and chapters 1 and 2 of this title.