The Highway Law of the State of New York Containing All Laws Relating to Highways Including the General Highway Law (Laws of 1890, Chap. 568), the Good Roads Law, Grade Crossing Law, Sidepath Laws, and All General and Miscellaneous

The Highway Law of the State of New York Containing All Laws Relating to Highways Including the General Highway Law (Laws of 1890, Chap. 568), the Good Roads Law, Grade Crossing Law, Sidepath Laws, and All General and Miscellaneous

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...obtaining gravel, stone or other material for the construction or maintenance of highways, etc. See L. 1901, ch. 240. Under all these " systems" for improving highways, poor roads should be an exception in this State. 13 AN ACT to provide for the improvement of the public highways. SECTION 1. The board of supervisors in any county of the state may, and upon presentation of a petition as provided in section two hereof, must pass a resolution that public interest demands the improvement of any public highway or section thereof situate within such county, and described in such resolution, but such description shall not include any portion of a highway within the boundaries of any city or incorporated village, and within ten days after the passage of such a resolution shall transmit a certified copy thereof to the state engineer and surveyor. 2. The owners of a majority of the lineal feet fronting on any such public highway or section thereof in any county of the state may present to the board of supervisors of such county a petition setting forth that the petitioners are such owners and that they desire that such highway or section thereof be improved-under the provisions of this act. 3. Such state engineer upon receipt of such a resolution shall investigate and determine whether the highway or section thereof sought to be improved is of sufficient public importance to come within the purposes of this act, taking into account the use, location and value of such highway or section thereof for the purposes of common traffic and travel, and after such investigation shall certify his approval or disapproval of such resolution. If he shall disapprove such resolution, he shall certify his reasons therefor to such board of...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236879341
  • 9781236879349