CHAPTER 72

STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT

GRADE CROSSING IN MILL CREEK HUNDRED

AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE A HIGHWAY CROSSING AT GRADE IN MILL CREEK HUNDRED, NEW CASTLE COUNTY, OVER THE LANDENBERG BRANCH OF THE BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD.

WHEREAS, in connection with the extension of the Lancaster Pike (State Route #48) the State Highway Department deems it advisable to construct the new extension on new alignment, and proper under the circumstances to cross the Landenberg branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at grade, said crossing to be at a point in Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle County 910 feet more or less Northeast of the present crossing at Hockessin; and

WHEREAS, the present train traffic on the Landenberg branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is one train per each week day; NOW, THEREFORE,

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That the State Highway Department be and it is hereby authorized to construct at grade a new crossing in Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle County, over the tracks of the Landenberg Branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at a point 910 feet more or less Northeast of the present crossing at Hockessin.

Section 2. That the said crossing at grade provided for by Section 1 hereof is hereby authorized notwithstanding the provisions of 5739. Sec. 20, Chapter 166, of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935.

Approved May 12, 1949.